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grain

noun
 
 
/ɡreɪn/
SEED [C, U] a seed or seeds from types of grass which are eaten as food
tahıl
grains of wheat/riceFarming - general wordsFruits and seeds and their partsCereals
PIECE [C] a very small piece of something
tanecik, zerre
a grain of sand/sugarWords meaning small pieces and amounts
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.Conditions and characteristics
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 grainPatterns and shapes
→  See also take sth with a pinch of salt , go against the grain
(Definition of grain from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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