Translation of "grain" - English-Turkish dictionary

grain

noun uk us /ɡreɪn/
SEED [ C, U ]

a seed or seeds from types of grass which are eaten as food

tahıl
grains of wheat/rice
PIECE [ C ]

a very small piece of something

tanecik, zerre
a grain of sand/sugar
QUALITY [ no plural ]

a very small amount of a quality

azıcık, çok az miktar, zerrecik
There isn't a grain of truth in her story.
the grain

the natural direction and pattern of lines which you can see in wood or material

(ahşap, taş, kaya, mermer, demir vb.) damar
to cut something along/against the grain
→ See also take sth with a pinch of salt , go against the grain

(Translation of “grain” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)