Übersetzung von “grain” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noungrain /greɪn/
countable-uncountable plants with seeds such as wheat, corn, etc., or a seed from these
grain masculine , céréales feminine plural

a grain of wheat/rice/corn
un grain de blé/riz /maïs

organic grain
céréales biologiques
countable a small piece of a substance

grains of sand/salt
des grains de sable/sel
singular a small amount of an emotion or quality
grain masculine , brin masculine , once feminine

a grain of hope
un brin d'espoir

not a grain of truth in anything he said
pas une once de vérité dans tout ce qu'il a dit
uncountable the direction of the lines in a piece of wood, material, etc.
grain masculine

the grain of the oak
le grain du bois de chêne
go against the grain
to do the opposite of what is normally done
aller à contre-courant

a politician who is not afraid to go against the grain
un politicien qui ne craint pas d'aller à contre-courant

(Übersetzung von “grain” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ɡrein/

a seed of wheat, oats etc.

a grain of wheat.

corn in general

Grain is ground into flour.

a very small, hard particle

a grain of sand.

the way in which the lines of fibre run in wood, leather etc.


a very small amount

There isn’t a grain of truth in that story.
go against the grain

to be against a person’s wishes, feelings etc

à l’encontre de
It goes against the grain for me to tell lies.

(Übersetzung von “grain” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)