grain

  • 1 grain — [ grɛ̃ ] n. m. • v. 1160; lat. granum → graine I ♦ 1 ♦ Fruit comestible des graminées. Le grain des céréales est un caryopse. Grain de blé, de maïs, de mil, de riz, d orge. Ôter les grains d un épi. ⇒ égrener. Menuis. GRAIN D ORGE. Assemblage à… …

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  • 2 Grain — (gr[=a]n), n. [F. grain, L. granum, grain, seed, small kernel, small particle. See {Corn}, and cf. {Garner}, n., {Garnet}, {Gram} the chick pea, {Granule}, {Kernel.}] [1913 Webster] 1. A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of those… …

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  • 3 grain — Grain, m. monosyllab. Est ce qui vient en l espi, contenant farine. Granum fromenti, hordei, siliginis, auenae, et semblables. Ainsi en bail à moison de grain on dit, Moyennant dix muyds de grain, les deux parts bled, le tiers avoine. Et selon ce …

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  • 4 grain — [greın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(food)¦ 2¦(lines in wood etc)¦ 3¦(small piece)¦ 4 a grain of something 5 against the grain 6¦(measure)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin granum seed ] 1.) …

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  • 5 Grain — симметричный алгоритм синхронного потокового шифрования, ориентированный, в первую очередь на аппаратную реализацию. Шифр представлен на конкурсе eSTREAM в 2004 году Мартином Хеллом, Томасом Юханссоном и Вилли Мейером. Алгоритм стал одним из… …

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  • 6 grain — [ greın ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the seeds from crops such as wheat, rice, or CORN that are used for food: bags of mixed grain a ) uncount food crops such as wheat, rice, or CORN: golden fields of grain b ) count an individual seed from one of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 grain — [grān] n. [ME greyne < OFr grein, a seed, grain (< L granum, a seed, kernel) & grainne, seed or grain collectively (< LL grana, fem., orig. pl. of L granum) < IE base * ĝer , to become ripe > CORN1, KERNEL] 1. a small, hard seed or …

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  • 8 GRAIN — is an international non governmental organization based in Barcelona, Spain, which works toward sustainable agriculture. It was formed upon the realization that the genetic diversity of the world s food crops has been drastically eliminated. Very …

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  • 9 Grain — 〈[ grɛın] m. 6; bei Zahlenangaben Pl.: 〉 1. älteres kleines Juwelengewicht, 1/4 Karat 2. Gewichts u. Maßeinheit in Großbrit. u. den USA, 0,0648 g [frz. u. engl., „Korn“ <lat. granum „Korn“] * * * I Grain   [greɪn; englisch »Korn«] der, s/ ( …

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  • 10 grain — ► NOUN 1) wheat or other cultivated cereal used as food. 2) a single seed or fruit of a cereal. 3) a small, hard particle of a substance such as sand. 4) the smallest unit of weight in the troy and avoirdupois systems, equal to 1 / 5760 of a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 grain|y — «GRAY nee», adjective, grain|i|er, grain|i|est. 1. like the grain of wood or marble. 2. grainlike; granular: »a grainy surface …

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  • 12 grain — [greɪn] noun [uncountable] FARMING crops such as corn, wheat, and rice: • Much of this grain is used to feed beef cattle * * * grain UK US /greɪn/ noun [C or U] ► a crop such as wheat and corn that is grown for food: »Ultra high prices of metals …

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  • 13 grain — early 13c., scarlet dye made from insects (late 12c. in surnames), from O.Fr. grain (12c.) seed, grain, particle, berry, scarlet dye (see COCHINEAL (Cf. cochineal) for last sense), from L. granum seed, a grain, small kernel (see CORN (Cf. corn)… …

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  • 14 Grain — Grain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grained} (gr[=a]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Graining.}] 1. To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains. [1913 Webster] 3. To take the hair off (skins); …

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  • 15 Grain — Grain, kleinstes englisches Gewicht im Troysystem. 24 Grain = 1 Pennyweight, 20 Pennyweight = 1 Ounce, 12 Ouncen = 1 Imperial Troy Pound = 373,24195 g. 1 Troy Pound ist daher gleich 5760 Grain, während das Imp. Pound Avoirdupois (Handelspfund) zu …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 16 Grain — Grain, v. i. [F. grainer, grener. See {Grain}, n.] 1. To yield fruit. [Obs.] Gower. [1913 Webster] 2. To form grains, or to assume a granular form, as the result of crystallization; to granulate. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Grain nu — ● Grain nu grain de céréale qui se sépare des glumelles lors du battage. (Lorsque les glumelles restent adhérentes, le grain est dit vêtu.) …

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  • 18 Grain — (gr[=a]n), n. [See {Groin} a part of the body.] [1913 Webster] 1. A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant. [Obs.] G. Douglas. [1913 Webster] 2. A tine, prong, or fork. Specifically: (a) One the branches of a valley or of a river. (b) pl.… …

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  • 19 Grain — Grain, v. & n. See {Groan.} [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 grain — gros grain égrain …

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