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Meaning of “grind” - Learner’s Dictionary

grind

verb [T]     /ɡraɪnd/ ( past tense and past participle ground)
MAKE INTO POWDER to keep rubbing something between two rough, hard surfaces until it becomes a powder: to grind coffeeSqueezing and grindingPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
MAKE SHARP to rub a blade against a hard surface to make it sharpSqueezing and grindingScratching and rubbing
grind your teeth to rub your teeth together, making an unpleasant soundDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teethSqueezing and grinding
(Definition of grind verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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