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Meaning of GRINDER

Pronunciation:  'grIndur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a machine tool that polishes metal
  2. [n]  machine that processes materials by grinding or crushing
  3. [n]  grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
  4. [n]  a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

GRINDER is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: bomber, Cuban sandwich, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Italian sandwich, mill, molar, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep
 See Also: cider mill, coffee grinder, coffee mill, emery wheel, flour mill, grinding wheel, gristmill, machine, machine tool, meat grinder, pepper grinder, pepper mill, quern, sandwich, spicemill, tooth, treadmill, treadwheel, water mill, windmill, wisdom tooth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Grind"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, grinds.

2. One of the double teeth, used to grind or masticate the
   food; a molar.

3. (Zo["o]l.) The restless flycatcher ({Seisura inquieta}) of
   Australia; -- called also {restless thrush} and {volatile
   thrush}. It makes a noise like a scissors grinder, to
   which the name alludes.

{Grinder's asthma, phthisis, or rot} (Med.), a lung disease
   produced by the mechanical irritation of the particles of
   steel and stone given off in the operation of grinding.

Thesaurus Terms
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