Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) grain (a relatively small granular particle of a substance) "a grain of sand"; "a grain of sugar"
- S: (n) grain, food grain, cereal (foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses)
- S: (n) grain (the side of leather from which the hair has been removed)
- S: (n) grain, metric grain (a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat)
- S: (n) grain (1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams)
- S: (n) grain (1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams)
- S: (n) grain, caryopsis (dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn)
- S: (n) grain (a cereal grass) "wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas"
- S: (n) grain (the smallest possible unit of anything) "there was a grain of truth in what he said"; "he does not have a grain of sense"
- S: (n) grain (the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric) "saw the board across the grain"
- S: (n) texture, grain (the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)) "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture"; "a stone of coarse grain"
- S: (v) ingrain, grain (thoroughly work in) "His hands were grained with dirt"
- S: (v) grain (paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood)
- S: (v) granulate, grain (form into grains)
- S: (v) granulate, grain (become granular)