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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grinding

    of Grind

  2. Grinding

    from Grind

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  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. 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.

  2. Amanda Gordon:

    We look for signals of pain - teeth grinding, distress - and we just take it on a day-by-day basis, sometimes koalas seem to be doing really, really well. Their paws might be healing up but if something's going on that we can't see there's not really much we can do.

  3. Specialist Keltz:

    My head kinda felt like I got hit with a truck, my stomach was grinding.

  4. Michael Underhill:

    You will see some more passport controls and higher security, but at the end of the day the business of logistics and travel will keep grinding higher.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    The OPEC induced oil rally has come to a grinding halt in the wake of the bearish to consensus API inventory swell, further OPEC cuts are unlikely the cure-all medicine. But by the numbers, the magnitude of the expected oversupply in 2020 is thought to be well within OPEC's ability to manage.

Images & Illustrations of grinding

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