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grind·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grindingnoun

    material resulting from the process of grinding

    "vegetable grindings clogged the drain"

  2. grindingnoun

    a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)

  3. grinding, abrasion, attrition, detritionnoun

    the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

Wiktionary

  1. grindingnoun

    The action of grinding or crushing into small particles.

  2. grindingnoun

    A form of dance in which two people rub their bodies together.

  3. grindingnoun

    Repeatedly performing the same quest or similar in-game activity in order to amass points or wealth.

  4. grindingadjective

    Of or pertaining to the act or sound of grinding.

ChatGPT

  1. grinding

    Grinding is a process that involves removing material by using an abrasive tool or substance. This action is usually carried out on hard surfaces to reduce its size, shape it, or remove unwanted areas. Despite its most common usage is in machining and manufacturing, it can also refer to crushing or pulverizing a substance or even to prosaic actions like chewing food. In some contexts, it may refer to repetitive, strenuous, and time-consuming work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grinding

    of Grind

  2. Grinding

    from Grind

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grinding in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grinding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of grinding in a Sentence

  1. Ronit Lupu:

    This discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported, the grinding tools, mortars and pestles, like the basalt bowl, attest to technological skills as well as to the kinds of crafts practiced in the local community.

  2. Keldon Johnson:

    They definitely kicked up the intensity and made it harder for us to make shots that we usually hit, that is why we keep grinding and we will now get ready and be ready to go on Monday.

  3. Charles Robertson:

    2016 is probably a bit early to buy into the reform story, weak (economic growth) has a grinding effect on people's solvency, and at some point that blows up.

  4. J. C. Watts:

    For the past 30 years our nation’s spent $5 trillion trying to erase poverty, and the result, as you know, is that we didn’t get rid of it at all. In fact, we spread it. We destroyed the self-esteem of millions of people, grinding them down in a welfare system that penalizes moms for wanting to marry the father of their children, and penalizes moms for wanting to save money. Friends, that’s not right.

  5. Colin Kahl:

    I think we're not seeing the Ukrainian defenses buckle, they're hanging on, but it is a grinding fight.

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