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Meaning of GRINDING

Pronunciation:  gr'Inding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
  2. [n]  matter resulting from the process of grinding; "vegetable grindings clogged the drain"
  3. [n]  the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

GRINDING is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: abrasion, attrition, detrition
 See Also: friction, matter, noise, rubbing, substance



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Grind"ing\, a. & n.
from Grind.

{Grinding frame}, an English name for a cotton spinning

{Grinding mill}.
(a) A mill for grinding grain.
(b) A lapidary's lathe.

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