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If you are going to be serving a living thing, you have to honor that living thing with some kind of care and thought and preparation to rationalize the taking of that life in some way. Where if you're just grinding up hamburger at McDonald's, I see that as a bit of an affront to living things.
Bryan Fuller

Meaning of "grinding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GRINDING

grinding  [ˈɡraɪndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GRINDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Grinding is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GRINDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Grind (disambiguation)

Grind is the cross-sectional shape of a blade. Grind, grinds, or grinding may also refer to: ▪ Grinding, a method of crafting ▪ Grinding, suggestive club dancing ▪ Grinding, repetitive and uninteresting gameplay ▪ Bruxism, grinding of the teeth ▪ Grind, a sliding stance usually performed in extreme sports such as aggressive skating and boardsports; Grinds ▪ Grind, pilot whale hunting in the Faroe Islands ▪ Grinds, private tutoring, in Ireland In the arts: ▪ Grindcore a subgenre of hardcore punk music ▪ Grind, with a story by Fay Kanin ▪ Grind, about amateur skaters ▪ Grind, the soundtrack to the film ▪ The Grind, a crime film ▪ The Grind, a silent movie ▪ Grind, starring Billy Crudup ▪ "Grind", a grunge song by Alice in Chains ▪ "Grindin'", a hip-hop song by Clipse ▪ The Grind, MTV series ▪ MTV Grind 1, a compilation album from the series ▪ "G.R.I.N.D ", a song by Asher Roth In geography: ▪ Grind, a village in Lăpugiu de Jos Commune, Hunedoara County, Romania...

Definition of grinding in the English dictionary

The definition of grinding in the dictionary is If you describe a bad situation as grinding, you mean it never gets better, changes, or ends.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GRINDING


baby-minding
ˈbeɪbɪ ˈmaɪndɪŋ
binding
ˈbaɪndɪŋ
blinding
ˈblaɪndɪŋ
bookbinding
ˈbʊkbaɪndɪŋ
childminding
ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
multiplepoinding
ˌmʌltɪpəlˈpɪndɪŋ
nonbinding
ˌnɒnˈbaɪndɪŋ
outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ
pathfinding
ˈpæθˌfaɪndɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
rangefinding
ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndɪŋ
rewinding
riːˈwaɪndɪŋ
spellbinding
ˈspelbaɪndɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
surrounding
səˈraʊndɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ
winding
ˈwaɪndɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GRINDING

grin and bear it
grinch
grind
grind in
grind on
grindelia
Grindelwald
grinder
grinderies
grindery
grindhouse
grinding wheel
grindingly
grindstone
gringa
gringo
grinned
grinner
grinning
grinningly

WORDS THAT END LIKE GRINDING

according
ascending
astounding
bonding
branding
commanding
defending
demanding
descending
expanding
founding
funding
grounding
landing
lending
long-standing
mending
notwithstanding
pounding
sounding
vending

Synonyms and antonyms of grinding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GRINDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «grinding» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of grinding
abrade · chore · comminute · crush · drudgery · effort · file · force down · gnash · granulate · grate · grit · jam · kibble · labour · mash · mill · polish · pound · powder · press · pulverize · push · sand · scrape · sharpen · smooth · sweat · task · toil · triturate · whet

Translation of «grinding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GRINDING

Find out the translation of grinding to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of grinding from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «grinding» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

molienda
570 millions of speakers

English

grinding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طحن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шлифовальные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

moagem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হয়রান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

broyage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengisaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mahlen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

研削
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연삭
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Grinding
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mài
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அரைக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पीस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bileme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

macinazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szlifowania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шліфувальні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

măcinare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λείανσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

maal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slipning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sliping
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of grinding

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GRINDING»

The term «grinding» is very widely used and occupies the 13.889 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GRINDING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about grinding

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10 QUOTES WITH «GRINDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word grinding.
1
Alan Bennett
Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents come to a grinding halt at their conception.
2
Sloane Crosley
I used to think that nails-down-a-chalkboard was the worst sound in the world. Then I moved on to people-eating-cereal-on-the-phone. But only this week did I stumble across the rightful winner: it's the sound of a baggage carousel coming to a grinding halt, having reunited every passenger on your flight with their luggage, except for you.
3
Charles Darwin
I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.
4
Cory Doctorow
It's a story of little girls who are pressed into working in sweat shops in games, who spend all day doing repetitive grinding tasks like making shirts, which are then converted into gold and sold on eBay.
5
Bobby Flay
A molcajete is a stone mortar and pestle from Mexico. They're great for grinding spices and making salsa and guacamole because they give everything a nice coarse and rustic feel. I've never collected anything, but I think I might start collecting these because each one is decorated differently.
6
Bryan Fuller
If you are going to be serving a living thing, you have to honor that living thing with some kind of care and thought and preparation to rationalize the taking of that life in some way. Where if you're just grinding up hamburger at McDonald's, I see that as a bit of an affront to living things.
7
Sean Hannity
One of my producers said this business is like a hamster on that little wheel thing that goes around and around. You may have a great day and get great ratings, but then you've got another show to do - whatever moment of success or happiness you have you've got to keep grinding it out for the next day.
8
Robert Harris
Politics is never a victory, it's just the remorseless grinding forward of events.
9
Emile Hirsch
When I got a lap dance, because I was 17, they had to put a massive pillow between me and the girl when she was grinding me. It was weird, yet pleasurable.
10
Jake Johnson
I'm a grinding actor. That's how I've always viewed myself. You go from one job to the next.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GRINDING»

Discover the use of grinding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to grinding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Grinding It Out: The Making Of McDonald's
The founder of the McDonald's hamburger chain tells of his early business ventures and his success in developing a single restaurant in Illinois into an international operation
Ray Kroc, Robert Anderson, 1992
2
Grinding Technology: Theory and Application of Machining ...
Presenting a comprehensive treatment of grinding theory and its practical utilization, this edition focuses on grinding as a machining process using bonded abrasive grinding wheels as the cutting medium.
Stephen Malkin, Changsheng Guo, 2008
3
Handbook of Machining with Grinding Wheels
Reflecting modern developments in the science and practice of modern grinding processes, the Handbook of Machining with Grinding Wheels presents a broad range of abrasive machining technologies with a focus on the fundamental concepts and ...
Ioan D. Marinescu, Mike P. Hitchiner, Eckart Uhlmann, 2006
4
Principles of Modern Grinding Technology
The book is aimed at practitioners, engineers, researchers, students and teachers.
W. Brian Rowe, 2009
5
Manufacturing Processes 2: Grinding, Honing, Lapping
The book is a comprehensive treatment of abrasive processes. It appears in the RWTH Edition Series as part of a 4 volume reference work.
Aaron Kuchle, 2009
6
Cutting and Grinding Fluids: Selection and Application
This book provides comprehensive information on how to successfully select, apply and maintain cutting and grinding fluids for maximum productivity, minimum waste, and safe performance."--Back cover.
Jeffrey D. Silliman, 1992
7
High Performance Grinding and Advanced Cutting Tools
"High Performance Grinding and Advanced Cutting Tools discusses the fundamentals and advances in high performance grinding processes, and provides a complete overview of newly-developing areas in the field.
Mark J. Jackson, Michael P. Hitchiner, 2012
8
The History of Grinding
The History of Grinding: An in-depth examination of the oldest engineering process.
Alban J. Lynch, Chester A. Rowland, 2005
9
Handbook of Ceramics Grinding & Polishing
Focusing on the machining of ceramic materials such as silicon nitride, silicon carbide, and zirconia, this handbook meets the growing need in industry for a clear understanding of modern improvements in ceramic processing.
Ioan D. Marinescu, Hans Kurt Tonshoff, Ichiro Inaski, 2000
10
Precision Abrasive Grinding in the 21st Century: ...
Precision abrasive grinding does not become a precision abrasive grinding profit center by itself. It has to be made to happen. The material removal of various different hard alloy tool steel materials requires sometimes new, different abrasives ...
Harry G. Sachsel, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GRINDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term grinding is used in the context of the following news items.
1
ECU football is grinding through summer conditioning
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige (EE'-gay) has signed a bill that will allow transgender men and women to more easily change the ... «WNCT, Jul 15»
2
Sanghi Industries shares rise on new grinding unit set-up
Share price of Sanghi Industries rose over 5 per cent in the noon trade after the company informed stock exchanges that it has set up a new ... «Business Today, Jul 15»
3
Protest brings South Delhi to a grinding halt
Traffic in South Delhi came to a halt on Monday morning after hundreds of Shahpur Jat residents blocked Ho Chi Minh Marg protesting against ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
GTA 5 BMX Bike Stunts video is full of super moves, grinding on a …
GTA 5 BMX Bike Stunts video is full of super moves, grinding on a handrail. Saturday, 11 July 2015 22:15 GMT By Stephany Nunneley. Share on: Facebook ... «VG247, Jul 15»
5
Greece could be grinding toward a deal
The Greek financial soap opera has reached a critical juncture. Officials from the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary ... «CBS News, Jul 15»
6
Economic life in Greece is grinding to a halt — even the business of …
At the end of June, the Greek government instituted capital controls — limits on how much money can be drawn from banks — after negotiations with the ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
7
London #Tubestrikes Live: 20000 LU Workers Bring Entire City to a …
London came to a grinding halt on Thursday as 20,000 Tube workers decided go on a strike opposing the proposed Night Tube. Thousands of ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
8
Evraz to build new grinding balls plant
Russian mining and steelmaking group Evraz has announced that it has started development of a new grinding balls production facility at ... «SteelOrbis, Jul 15»
9
Global Economy's Grinding Recovery Now Norm, Hooley Says
The global economy faces a “new normal” of stable but grinding growth with advanced countries showing better prospects than developing ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
10
Oldest Rounder in the Field, William Wachter, Still Grinding in Main …
At 94-years-old, William Wachter is by far and away the oldest player to register for the 2015 WSOP Main Event. Who is the oldest player in the ... «PokerNews.com, Jul 15»

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