grain Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

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

Significado de “grain” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "grain" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

grainnoun

uk   us   /ɡreɪn/
  • grain noun (SEED)

C2 [C or U] a ​seed or ​seeds from a ​plant, ​especially a ​plant like a ​grass such as ​rice or wheat: grains of ​wheat/​rice Grain (= the ​crop from ​foodplants like ​grasses) is one of the ​mainexports of the American Midwest.
See also

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

  • grain noun (SMALL PIECE)

C2 [C] a very ​smallpiece of a hard ​substance: grains of ​sandC2 [S] a very ​smallamount of a ​particularquality: There wasn't a grain of ​truth in anything she said. Anyone with a grain of ​commonsense would have ​known what to do.
  • grain noun (WEIGHT)

[C] old-fashioned a ​unit of ​mass, ​equal to 0.0648 ​grams
(Definition of grain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "grain" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

grainnoun

 us   /ɡreɪn/
  • grain noun (SEED)

[C/U] a ​seed from a ​plant, esp. a ​grass such as ​wheat, or the ​crop from such a ​plant: [C] Wheat and ​rye are two ​common grains used in making ​bread. [U] Grain is one of the ​mainexports of the American ​Midwest.
  • grain noun (SMALL PIECE/AMOUNT)

[C] a very ​smallpiece of a hard ​substance, or a ​smallamount of something: grains of ​sand There was a grain of ​truth in what she said. You haven’t got a grain of ​sense.
  • grain noun (PATTERN)

[U] the ​naturalpattern of ​lines in the ​surface of a ​material, such as ​wood or ​rock, or the ​direction in which the ​fibers that ​form these ​substanceslie: Polishing the ​woodbrings out ​its grain.
(Definition of grain from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "grain" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

grainnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɡreɪn/
a ​crop such as wheat and corn that is ​grown for ​food: Ultra-high ​prices of metals, grains and ​energy spurred ​production and stifled ​consumption. grain ​prices/​markets/​production
(Definition of grain from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de grain
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día

carnival

(a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

Palabra del día

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Aprende más 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Aprende más