Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “grain”

See all translations

grain

noun /ɡrein/
a seed of wheat, oats etc
grano
a grain of wheat.
corn in general Grain is ground into flour. a very small, hard particle
grano
a grain of sand.
the way in which the lines of fibre run in wood, leather etc.
veta, fibra
a very small amount
pizca, ápice
There isn’t a grain of truth in that story.
go against the grain to be against a person’s wishes, feelings etc
ir en contra de los principios/deseos/sentimientos de alguien
It goes against the grain for me to tell lies.
(Definition of grain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “grain” in Spanish

Definitions of “grain” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More