Part of speech:
The seed-bearing stage of a plant:
Seeds of domesticated grasses
Seeds of domesticated grasses
A tiny amount; a bit:
Any of several other plants or their edible seeds or fruit, such as buckwheat or certain species of amaranth.
A small, solid or densely packed ball or mass, as of food, wax, or medicine.
A part broken away from a whole; broken piece
The general physical appearance of a rock, especially with respect to the size, shape, size variability, and geometric arrangement of its mineral crystals (for igneous and metamorphic rocks) and of its constituent elements (for sedimentary rocks). A sandstone that forms as part of an eolian (wind-blown) deposit, for example, has a texture that reflects its small, rounded sand grains of uniform size, while a sandstone that formed as part of a fluvial deposit has a texture reflecting the presence of grains of varying sizes, with some more rounded than others.
An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
The texture of such material
A similarly shaped piece of metal with pointed ends, driven into a surface to secure a bolt, hook, hasp, or length of wiring.
A large mass of similar cells that make up a part of an organism and perform a specific function. The internal organs and connective structures (including bone and cartilage) of vertebrates, and cambium, xylem, and phloem in plants are made up of different types of tissue.
A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
The course along which a person or thing is moving or must move to reach a destination:
A projecting part resembling a tooth in shape or function, as on a comb, gear, or saw.
A brief, light sleep; doze
A very small piece broken from a baked item, such as a cookie, cake, or bread.
A dab hand.
The effect or sound of smashing or splashing
A tiny spot, speck, or mark, esp. one made with or as with a pointed object
A small drink of alcoholic liquor
A trace or hint:
A trifling amount; the smallest bit
The smallest unit of liquid measure, equal to160 fluid dram or about half a drop (0.0616 milliliter): the British and Canadian imperial minim equals160 of an imperial fluid dram or 0.0592 milliliter
Any of a large subclass (Acari) of tiny, sometimes microscopic, arachnids often parasitic upon animals, insects, or plants, or infesting prepared foods, including many species that transmit diseases
A small amount; bit
The smallest particle of an element or compound that can exist in the free state and still retain the characteristics of the element or compound: the molecules of elements consist of one atom or two or more similar atoms; those of compounds consist of two or more different atoms
(Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
Any small amount
A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
A minute part or amount.
A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
Anything that is of little importance or worth.
The least bit; an iota:
A location or position:
Containing, consisting of, or made from flour or meal
Of, having the nature of, or like wheat or other grain
Having a granular appearance, as from the clumping of particles in the emulsion of a photograph.
(Biology) Containing granules:
Any of the small, transient convective cells within the Sun's photosphere where hot gases rise and quickly dissipate. Granules are generally between a few hundred and 1,500 km in width. They completely cover the Sun's surface, giving it its characteristic grainy or stippled look, and form and break up within a matter of minutes.
Grain that is to be or has been ground; esp., a batch of such grain
Corn or other grain, soybeans, etc. ground more coarsely than for flour or meal; esp., in the South, hominy ground coarsely: grits are eaten as porridge, as a side dish, and in casseroles
The inner, usually edible seed of a nut or fruit stone.
To strike or beat as with a flail
To get or earn
To collect or find out (facts, etc.) gradually or bit by bit
To use a machine or flail to separate grain or seeds from straw.
To separate the chaff from (grain) by means of a current of air.
foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
To form into grains or granules.
To work into the fiber; infuse deeply
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