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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. Leandro Pierbattisti:

    The situation is pretty complicated because there's too much water on the ground in southern Cordoba, Santa Fe and especially Entre Rios provinces. There are huge delays in harvesting, the 56 million tonne estimated from the grains exchange is realistic, and it could even be worse depending on weather conditions over the next weeks.

  2. Samantha Heller:

    While there is no way to know the lifestyle of all cancer patients, it is a safe bet to say that at this point the evidence points to a diet of primarily whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, consuming little or no alcohol, regular exercise and not smoking tobacco as ways to help reduce cancer risk.

  3. Sara Gottfried:

    Grains affect the thyroid, but gluten is especially the problem here because gluten looks a lot like the thyroid and so it can make your body attack the thyroid.

  4. Jim White:

    We also need quality carbohydrates such as whole grains to give us energy, B vitamins, fiber and essential fats.

  5. Albert Zijlstra:

    At that time, planets were beginning to grow, starting as dust grains and becoming pebbles, rocks, mountains and finally proto-planets, there were lots of collision between them. This study may help understand how they survived these collisions.

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