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Spanish translation of “grain”

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)
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