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  1. grains(Noun)

    An iron fish spear with a number of points half-barbed inwardly.

    1770: Served 5 lb of fish per man which was caught by striking with grains uE000220706uE001 journal of Stephen Forwood (gunner on H.M. Bark Endeavour), 4 May 1770, quoted by Parkin (page 195).

    Etymology: Spear sense from Old Norse grein meaning division. (Reference: Ray Parkin, H. M. Bark Endeavour, Miegunyah Press, second edition 2003, ISBN 0-522-85093-6, page 196.)

  2. grains(Noun)

    Plural form of grain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grains

    see 5th Grain, n., 2 (b)

  2. Grains(noun)

    pigeon's dung used in tanning. See Grainer. n., 1

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. grains

    A five-pronged fish-spear, grains signifying branches.

Editors Contribution

  1. grains

    Plural noun of grain.

    In some cereals there are a number of a variety of grains.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2016  

Anagrams for grains »

  1. arsing, in rags, Nigras, rasing, Rigans

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grains in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grains in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of grains in a Sentence

  1. RVM:

    Life is like an Hourglass. The grains of sand drop one by one and then it’s all over. Live before you die.

  2. Samantha Heller:

    Research is pretty consistent that fiber in plant foods like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds helps stave off all kinds of diseases, going very low carb as a lifestyle is not necessary for most of us, nor is it the healthiest or the most realistic approach to a healthy diet.

  3. Philipp Heck:

    We have more young grains than we expected, our hypothesis is that the majority of those grains, which are 4.9 to 4.6 billion years old, formed in an episode of enhanced star formation. There was a time before the start of the solar system when more stars formed than normal.

  4. Cynthia Sass:

    If you eat fruits, veggies, nuts, whole grains, and beans often, they won't bother you as much as if you eat them sporadically.

  5. Chris Murray:

    Poor diet is responsible for more deaths than any other risk factor in the world, our assessment suggests the leading dietary risk factors are high intake of sodium, or low intake of healthy foods, such as whole grains, fruit, nuts and seeds and vegetables.

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