Significado de “grain” - en el Diccionario Inglés

grain en inglés británico

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grainnoun

uk /ɡreɪn/ 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 food plants like grasses) is one of the main exports of the American Midwest.
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grain noun (SMALL PIECE)

C2 [ C ] a very small piece of a hard substance:

grains of sand

C2 [ S ] a very small amount of a particular quality:

There wasn't a grain of truth in anything she said.
Anyone with a grain of common sense would have known what to do.

(Definición de grain del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

grain en inglés americano

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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 main exports of the American Midwest.

grain noun (SMALL PIECE/AMOUNT)

[ C ] a very small piece of a hard substance, or a small amount 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 natural pattern of lines in the surface of a material, such as wood or rock, or the direction in which the fibers that form these substances lie:

Polishing the wood brings out its grain.

(Definición de grain del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

grain en inglés de negocios

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grainnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ɡreɪn/ us

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.

(Definición de grain del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)