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Another word for grain

  1. A tiny amount

      1. A brief amount of time; a moment:
      2. (Chiefly British) A small coin:
      3. A matter being considered:
      1. (Slang) A worthless, disgusting, or despicable person
      2. A very small piece broken off something; small particle or bit, esp. of bread, cake, etc.
      3. Any bit or scrap
      1. (US) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus Citharichthys.
      2. One skilful or proficient; an expert; an adept.
      3. A small, soft or moist bit of something
      1. (Sports) A footrace, usually less than a quarter-mile long, run at top speed from the outset.
      2. A gift or tip offered to get better service
      3. A small quantity of something added
      1. In Morse and similar codes, the short sound or signal used in combination with the dash and silent intervals to represent letters, numbers, or punctuation.
      2. A point put above or below a note to show that it is staccato
      3. (Music) A point after a note or rest, increasing its time value by one half
      1. The basic monetary unit of Armenia
      2. A random-access memory chip that must be recharged continually in order for stored data to be retained
      3. A small amount; a bit:
      1. A trace or hint:
      2. A thing like a drop in shape or size, as a pendent earring or a small piece of candy
      3. Anything that drops or is used for dropping or covering something, as a drop curtain or piece of theater scenery, a drop hammer, or a trapdoor
      1. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
      2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      3. The part that exists of a literary or other work left unfinished
      1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet.
      2. A bank account that earns interest and pays it to a third party, generally a charity; the principal is typically being held in escrow by the accountholder.
      3. A very small amount; a bit:
      1. A trifling amount; the smallest bit
      2. The smallest bit; iota.
      1. 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
      2. A unit of fluid measure, as:
      3. An insignificantly small portion or thing.
      1. A coin of very small value, especially an obsolete British coin worth half a farthing.
      2. Any of numerous small or minute arachnids of the order Acarina, including species that damage crops or stored food and species that are parasitic on animals and often transmit disease.
      3. Bit
      1. The smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms; a group of like or different atoms held together by chemical forces.
      2. A small particle; a tiny bit.
      1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
      2. A small scrap or leaving of food after a meal is completed.
      3. A scrap; a bit.
      1. Any small amount
      2. A unit of weight in the US Customary System, an avoirdupois unit equal to 437.5 grains (28.35 grams).
      3. A tiny bit:
      1. (Physics) A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
      2. (Linguistics) An uninflected item that has grammatical function but does not clearly belong to one of the major parts of speech, such as up in He looked up the word or to in English infinitives.
      3. A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
      1. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
      2. A small piece; bit; fragment; shred
      3. A bit of something written or printed; brief extract
      1. A very small quantity, amount, or part
      2. An uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action:
      3. A feeling of hesitancy, doubt, or uneasiness arising from difficulty in deciding what is right, proper, ethical, etc.; qualm or misgiving about something one thinks is wrong
      1. A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
      2. A very small piece or amount; fragment; particle
      1. A very small quantity or amount.
      2. (Informal) A small amount; bit
      1. A very small bit; particle
      2. A tiny amount; a bit:
      1. A surname​.
      2. A dot or other small mark used as a diacritic
      3. The tiniest bit; an iota.
      1. A particular kind of pewter.
      2. A small amount or degree; bit
      3. Something of little value or importance; trivial thing, idea, etc.; paltry matter
      1. The least bit; an iota:
      2. The least bit; jot; iota
      1. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
      2. A flaw or defect, as in character or reputation; something blameworthy; fault
      3. (Chiefly British) A small amount; a bit:
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Another word for grain

  1. Seeds of domesticated grasses

  2. A particle

      1. A small spot, mark, or stain
      2. A tiny amount; a bit:
      1. A crude projectile of stone, etc., as used in a catapult or early cannon
      2. A little ball or rounded mass, as of clay, paper, medicine, compressed food for animals, etc.
      3. Any of various pieces of small, usually lead, shot
      1. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      2. The part that exists of a literary or other work left unfinished
      3. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
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  3. Character imparted by fiber

      1. (Archaic) A woven fabric
      2. The distinctive physical composition or structure of something, especially with respect to the size, shape, and arrangement of its parts:
      3. The character of a woven fabric as determined by the arrangement, size, quality, etc. of the fabric's threads
      1. The underlying structure on which something is built; a base or foundation:
      2. (By extension) The fundamental structure of any process or system.
      3. The threads in a woven fabric, composed of the warp (threads running lengthwise) and woof (threads running crosswise) to create the texture of the fabric.
      1. The arrangement of striae
      2. The form taken by striae.
      3. One of a number of parallel lines or scratches on the surface of a rock that were inscribed by rock fragments embedded in the base of a glacier as it moved across the rock.
      1. An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
      2. A characteristic likelihood:
      3. Movement or prevailing movement in a given direction:
      1. A cloth produced especially by knitting, weaving, or felting fibers.
      2. Anything constructed or made of parts put together; structure; building
      3. A method or style of construction.
      1. The chief commodity, or any of the most important commodities, made, grown, or sold in a particular place, region, country, etc.
      2. A similarly shaped piece of metal with pointed ends, driven into a surface to secure a bolt, hook, hasp, or length of wiring.
      3. A similar piece of thin wire driven through papers and clinched over as a binding
      1. A piece of soft, absorbent paper, used as a disposable handkerchief, as toilet paper, etc.
      2. Any of the distinct structural materials of an organism, having a particular function
      3. (Biol.) The substance of an organic body or organ, consisting of cells and intercellular material
      1. (Weaving) The yarn used for the weft; the fill.
      2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
      3. The horizontal threads interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric; woof.
      1. A flow of water or air, esp. when strong or swift, in a definite direction; specif., such a flow within a larger body of water or mass of air
      2. The part of a body of liquid or gas that has a continuous onward movement:
      3. A steady, smooth onward flow or movement:
      1. An authoritative order or command:
      2. The course along which a person or thing is moving or must move to reach a destination:
      3. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
      1. A rough surface, as on paper, metal, etc.
      2. Effective means of enforcement; muscle:
      3. One of a set of hard, bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates, usually rooted in sockets and typically composed of a core of soft pulp surrounded by a layer of hard dentin that is coated with cementum or enamel at the crown and used for biting or chewing food or as a means of attack or defense.
      1. A brief sleep, often during the day.
      2. The downy or hairy surface of cloth formed by short hairs or fibers, esp. when artificially raised by brushing, etc.; pile
      3. A soft or fuzzy surface on fabric or leather.