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Meaning of “grain” - Learner’s Dictionary

grain

noun     /ɡreɪn/
SEED [C, U]
a seed or seeds from types of grass that are eaten as food: grains of wheat/riceFarming - general wordsFruits and seeds and their partsCereals
PIECE [C]
a very small piece of something: a grain of sand/sugarWords meaning small pieces and amounts
QUALITY [no plural]
a very small amount of a quality: There isn't a grain of truth in her story.Conditions and characteristics
the grain
the natural direction and pattern of lines which you can see in wood or material: to cut something along/against the grainPatterns and shapes
→  See also take sth with a pinch of salt , go against the grain
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