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Translation of "grind" - English-Spanish dictionary

grind

verb /ɡraind/ ( past tense, past participle ground /ɡraund/)
to crush into powder or small pieces
moler, triturar, picar
Grind the spices in a pestle and mortar This machine grinds coffee.
to rub together, usually producing an unpleasant noise
hacer rechinar, moler
He grinds his teeth.
to rub into or against something else
oprimir, clavar
He ground his heel into the earth.
grinder noun a person or machine that grinds
molendero; afilador; moledora
a coffee grinder.
grinding adjective with a sound of grinding
rechinante, chirriante
The train came to a grinding halt.
severe
absoluto
grinding poverty.
grindstone noun a wheel-shaped stone against which knives are sharpened as it turns.
muela; piedra de afilar
grind down phrasal verb to crush
oprimir, aplastar; destruir
She was ground down by poverty.
grind up phrasal verb to grind into powder or small pieces
pulverizar, hacer polvo, triturar
This machine grinds up rocks.
keep (some)one’s nose to the grindstone to (force someone to) work hard, without stopping
batir el yunque, trabajar sin levantar cabeza
The boss certainly likes to keep everyone’s noses to the grindstone.
(Definition of grind from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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