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grain /grein/
  • danh từ (danh từ tập thể số ít)
    • thóc lúa
    • hạt, hột
      • a grain of rice: hạt gạo
      • grains of sand: hạt cát
    • một chút, mảy may
      • without a grain of love: không một mảy may yêu thương
    • thớ (gỗ)
      • wood of fine grain: gỗ thớ mịn
      • with the grain: dọc thớ, thuận theo thớ
      • against the grain: ngang thớ
    • tính chất, bản chất; tính tình, khuynh hướng
      • in grain: về bản chất; triệt để, hoàn toàn
      • a rogue in grain: một thằng chúa đểu
      • man of coarse grain: người thô lỗ
    • Gren (đơn vị trọng lượng bằng 0, 0648 gam)
    • phẩm yên chi (để nhuộm); (thơ ca) màu nhuộm
    • (số nhiều) bã rượu
    • to be (go) against the grain
      • trái ý muốn
    • dyed in grain
      • (xem) dye
  • ngoại động từ
    • nghiến thành hột nhỏ
    • làm nổi hột (ở bề mặt)
    • sơn già vân (như vân gỗ, vân đá)
    • nhuộm màu bền
    • thuộc thành da sần
    • cạo sạch lông (da để thuộc)
    • nội động từ
      • kết thành hạt
    Concise Dictionary
    +a small hard particle
    +foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    +a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
    +1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams
    +1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
    +dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
    +the direction or texture of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric
    +thoroughly work in
    +paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
    +form into grains
    +become granular

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 seed, kernel, stone, pip, pit:
    Grains from each crop are stored ready for sowing.
    2 cereal, corn, grist:
    The grain harvest was sparse this year.
    3 particle, bit, fragment, crumb, speck, granule, morsel, mote, molecule, atom, fleck, iota, ounce, scrap, trace, scintilla, hint, suggestion, whit, jot (or tittle), dab, soupçon, taste, Colloq US and Canadian smidgen or smidgin:
    There's not a grain of truth in anything that's been said.
    4 texture, pattern, fibre, weave, nap:
    Use a different kind of saw for cutting across the grain.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 [U, C] the small hard seeds of food plants such as wheat, rice, etc.; a single seed of such a plant: America's grain exports + a few grains of rice
    See also - WHOLEGRAIN
    2 [C] a small hard piece of particular substances: a grain of salt / sand / sugar
    3 [C] (used especially in negative sentences) a very small amount: There isn't a grain of truth in those rumours. + If he had a grain of sensitivity he wouldn't have asked her about her divorce.
    4 [C] the smallest unit of weight, equal to 0.00143 of a pound or 0.0648 of a GRAM, used for example for weighing medicines: The analysis showed a few grains of arsenic in the solution.
    5 [U] the natural direction of lines in wood, fabric, etc. or of layers of rock; the pattern of lines that you can see: to cut a piece of wood along / across the grain
    6 [U, C] how rough or smooth a surface feels: wood of coarse / fine grain
    Idioms: be / go against the grain to be or do sth different from what is normal or natural: It really goes against the grain to have to work on a Sunday.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 seeds of wheat, etc.


    grow, produce | sow | store


    harvest, production, yield | exports, imports

    2 natural pattern of lines in wood


    fine, smooth | coarse, rough | natural
    This wood has a beautiful natural grain.


    across/against the ~, along/with the ~
    Cut the wood along the grain.

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