grit - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “grit” en inglés

See all translations

grit

noun [U] uk   us   /ɡrɪt/

grit noun [U] (STONES)

very small pieces of stone or sand: The road had been covered with grit.

grit noun [U] (COURAGE)

courage and determination despite difficulty: It takes true (= real) grit to stand up to a bully.

grit noun [U] (FOOD)

grit

verb [T] uk   us   /ɡrɪt/ (-tt-)
to put small stones on a road or path that is covered in ice, in order to make it safer: Council lorries had been out gritting the icy roads the night before.
(Definition of grit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de grit
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “grit” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

paradox

a situation or statement that seems impossible or is difficult to understand because it contains two opposite facts or characteristics

Palabra del día

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Aprende más 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Aprende más