Definitions and translations for "grind"

Definition of grind

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To reduce to smaller pieces by crushing with lateral motion.
2. To shape with the force of friction.
Grind a lens
Grind an axe
3. To remove material by rubbing with an abrasive surface.
4. To become ground, pulverized, or polished by friction.
This corn grinds well.
Steel grinds to a sharp edge.
5. To move with much difficulty or friction; to grate.
6. To slide the flat portion of a skateboard or snowboard across an obstacle such as a railing.
7. To oppress, hold down or weaken.
8. To rotate the hips erotically.
9. To dance in a sexually suggestive way with both partners in very close proximity, often pressed against each other.
10. To repeat a task a great multitude of times in a row to achieve a specific goal.
11. To produce mechanically and repetitively as if by turning a crank.
12. To instill through repetitive teaching.
Grinding lessons into students' heads does not motivate them to learn.
13. To eat.
Eh, brah, let's go grind.
14. To work or study hard; to hustle or drudge.
Noun
15. The act of reducing to powder, or of sharpening, by friction.
16. Something that has been reduced to powder, something that has been ground.
17. A specific degree of pulverization of coffee beans.
This bag contains espresso grind.
18. A tedious task.
This homework is a grind.
19. A grinding trick on a skateboard or snowboard.
20. One who studies hard; a swot.
21. Subgenre of heavy metal
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English - English - grind

Pronunciation
n. act of grinding; hard and tedious work, drudgery; grating sound, rasp
v. crush, break up into small particles; be reduced to powder; sharpen; scrape, rub together harshly; make a harsh grinding sound; crush, oppress; operate by rotating a crank; work hard, study hard
n. scab, dandruff

English - Spanish - grind

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s. estudio penoso, estudio pesado, trabajo penoso, trabajo pesado
v. moler, machar, majar, molturar, reducir a polvo; afilar, amolar, asperonar, desbastar; hacer rechinar; regañar furiosamente; ser carrasposo

English - French - grind

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n. corvée; travail difficile; grincement; pilage
v. moudre; être moulu; aiguiser; lisser, frotter; s'appliquer (à ses études)

English - German - grind

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n. Plackerei (Slang); alltäglicher Trott; Streberei
v. mahlen; zerreiben; schleifen; schärfen

English - Indonesian - grind

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n. penggilingan, pekerjaan yg berat dan membosankan, belajar: seorang yg tekun dlm belajar
v. menggiling, menumbuk, memipis, membubuk, menggilas, mengasah, menggertakkan, menggosok-gosokkan, menginjak-injakkan, melindas, mengisarkan, memutar, memutarkan, menghafal, menghafalkan

English - Italian - grind

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s. macinazione, frantumazione; stridore, cigolio; (fam) sgobbata; (scol) sgobbone; (sport) corsa a ostacoli
v. affilare, arrotare; macinare, frantumare, stritolare, polverizzare; schiacciare; produrre macinando; digrignare; insegnare con grande impegno

English - Polish - grind

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n. skrzypienie, zgrzyt, harówka {pot.}, szybki spacer, kujon {pot.}
v. mleć, zemleć, przemleć, namleć, ucierać, rozcierać, miażdżyć, rozdrabiać, rozkruszać, utłuc, trzeć {techn.}, wkuć coś do głowy, szlifować, doszlifować, wyszlifować, obtaczać, podtoczyć, ostrzyć, naostrzyć, matować szkło, zgrzytać, skrzypieć, wytchnienie: pracować bez wytchnienia, harować, utrzeć, utłukiwać, wyszlifowywać, podtaczać, zgrzytnąć

English - Portuguese - grind

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s. trabalho pesado; trabalho maçante; esmigalhamento; trituração
v. triturar; pulverizar; afiar; amolar; ralar; esfregar; ranger os dentes; persistir (nos estudos)

English - Romanian - grind

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n. măcinare, fărâmiţare, mărunţire, ascuţire, mers dificil, muncă monotonă şi obositoare, pisare, rodaj, scrâşnit, toceală, tocilar
v. măcina, râşni, pisa, răzui, sfărâma, zdrobi, şlefui, toci, măcina: se măcina, pisa: se pisa, şlefui: se şlefui, transforma: se transforma în praf, pulveriza, ascuţi, poliza, învârti, buchisi {fam.}, asuda, defibra, oprima, roda, sporovăi, trece pe tocilă, trudi, munci fără întrerupere, freca tare, învăţa din greu, scrâşni din dinţi

English - Russian - grind

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с. размалывание, тяжелая однообразная работа, зубрежка, зубрила
г. молоть, перетирать, толочь, растереть; точить, гранить; скрежетать

English - Turkish - grind

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f. bilemek, öğütmek, ezmek, zımparalamak, gıcırdatmak, çalmak, çektirmek, üzmek, sıkıştırmak, ezilmek, çekmek, ineklemek
i. eziyet, yorucu iş, inek öğrenci, inekleme, çok çalışma

English - Ukrainian - grind

Pronunciation
n. розмелювання, зубріння
v. молоти, молотися, шліфувати, точити, викришити, викришувати, відточувати, гострити, репетирувати, розтирати, стирати, терти

German - English - grind

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n. scab

Romanian - English - grind

n. hill

Dutch - English - grind

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n. gravel, small stones and pebbles (sometimes mixed with sand)

English - Dutch - grind

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zn. zwaar werk; erosie; het vermalen
ww. ploeteren; knarsen, schuren; verbrijzelen, vermalen

English - Greek - grind

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ρήμ. αλέθω, τρίβω, τρίζω, ακονίζω

German - Spanish - grind

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n. tiña (f), costra (f), escara (f)

German - French - grind

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n. teigne (f)

German - Italian - grind

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n. tigna {med.} (f)

German - Russian - grind

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n. струп (m), короста (m)

German - Turkish - grind

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i. uyuz (m), yalazlanma (m), cerep (m)

Dutch - French - grind

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(weg) gravier (m)

English - Arabic - grind

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‏طحن‏
‏سحق، شحذ، جرش، صر بأسنانه، ظلم، إضطهد، طحن، صقل، سحن، تحرك بعسر‏

English - Chinese - grind

Pronunciation
(名) 磨, 研磨; 苦差使; 磨擦声; 单调的事
(动) 磨擦, 磨光, 磨碎; 磨; 磨碎; 碾; 磨光

English - Chinese - grind

Pronunciation
(名) 磨, 研磨; 苦差使; 磨擦聲; 單調的事
(動) 磨擦, 磨光, 磨碎; 磨; 磨碎; 碾; 磨光

English - Hindi - grind

Pronunciation
n. परिश्रम के साथ अध्ययन, रटन
v. पीसना, कुचलना, सान देना, चोखा करना, सताना, कष्ट देना

English - Japanese - grind

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(動) ひく; ひいて粉にする; 尖らせる; こする; きしらせる; ひいて作る; すり合わせる; とぐ; 一生懸命働く
(名) ひくこと; とぐこと; 退屈な仕事; 擦る音

English - Korean - grind

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명. 갈기; 고되고 단조로운 일; 가는 소리
동. 빻다, 작은 입자로 부수다; 가루를 내다; 거칠게 문지르다; 연마하다; 연마하는 소리를 내다; 압박하다; 크랭크를 돌려 작동시키다; 부지런히 일하다, 열심히 공부하다

English - Vietnamese - grind

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n. tiếng kêu cút kít, tiếng cót két, công việc cực nhọc, công việc buồn tẻ, lớp học rút, đi bộ rảo bước, cuộc đua ngựa nhảy rào, học trò gạo
v. xay thành bột, nghiền nát, mài vật đúc, mài kiến cho mờ, mài ngọc, làm cho trơn, mài cho sắc, mài cho bén, học gạo

German - Chinese - grind

Pronunciation
[das]疤。痂。头皮屑。
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Synonyms for grind
1. powder: crush, pound, pulverise, pulverize, triturate, file, bray, abrade
2. sharpen: whet, smooth, rub
3. oppress: annoy, harass, persecute, plague, torment, afflict, trouble
4. abrade: rub, grate
Verb forms for grind
Present participle: grinding
Present: grind (3.person: grinds)
Past: ground
Future: will grind
Present conditional: would grind
Present Perfect: have ground (3.person: has ground)
Past Perfect: had ground
Future Perfect: will have ground
Past conditional: would have ground