- To grind is defined as to crush, reduce to a powder using friction or to rub two surfaces together forcefully.
An example of to grind is using a mortar and pestle to turn cumin seeds into cumin powder.
A device used to grind coffee beans.
grind definition by Webster's New World
- to crush into bits or fine particles between two hard surfaces; pulverize
- to chop into small pieces or fine particles by means of sharp metal blades: to grind coffee beans
- to afflict with cruelty, hardship, etc.; crush; oppress: a people ground by tyranny
- to sharpen, shape, or smooth by friction
- to press down or together with a crushing, turning motion; rub harshly or gratingly: to grind one's teeth
- to operate by turning the crank of: to grind a coffee mill
- to make or produce by grinding
Origin: Middle English grinden ; from Old English grindan ; from Indo-European an unverified form ghrendh ; from base an unverified form ghren-, to rub away, pulverize from source ground
- to perform the act of grinding something
- to be capable of being ground; undergo grinding
- to grate
- Informal to work or study hard and steadily
- ☆ Slang to move the hips in a circular motion, as in striptease dancing
- the act or operation of grinding
- the degree of fineness of something ground into particles
- long, difficult, tedious work or study; drudgery
- ☆ Informal a student who studies very hard
- ☆ Slang a circular movement of the hips made by or as by a striptease dancer
- grindingly adverb
grind definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb ground ground , grind·ing, grinds verb, transitive
- a. To crush, pulverize, or reduce to powder by friction, especially by rubbing between two hard surfaces: grind wheat into flour.b. To shape, sharpen, or refine with friction: grind a lens.
- To rub (two surfaces) together harshly; gnash: grind the teeth.
- To bear down on harshly; crush.
- To oppress or weaken gradually: “Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law” (Oliver Goldsmith).
- a. To operate by turning a crank: ground a hurdy-gurdy.b. To produce or process by turning a crank: grinding a pound of beef.
- To produce mechanically or without inspiration: The factory grinds out a uniform product.
- To instill or teach by persistent repetition: ground the truth into their heads.
- To perform the operation of grinding something.
- To become crushed, pulverized, or powdered by friction.
- To move with noisy friction; grate: a train grinding along rusty rails.
- Informal To devote oneself to study or work: grinding for a test; grinding away at housework.
- Slang To rotate the pelvis erotically, as in the manner of a stripteaser.
- The act of grinding.
- A crunching or grinding noise.
- A specific grade or degree of pulverization, as of coffee beans: drip grind.
- Informal A laborious task, routine, or study: the daily grind.
- Informal A student who works or studies excessively.
- Slang An erotic rotation of the pelvis.
Origin: Middle English grinden, from Old English grindan; see ghrendh- in Indo-European roots.
- grindˈing·ly adverb
grind - Computer Definition
To continually guess passwords by creating all possible character combinations and systematically attempting to gain access to a system or service until the right password is found.
See Also: Brute-Force; Password.
GSLB (general term): GSLB stands for Global Server Load Balancing and is a very widely used concept in the world of global Internet computing. Requests to popular Web services—such as search engines, news services, shopping sites, and auctioning sites—are examined for their origin and then directed to the least used or closest server.
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grind - Phrases/Idioms