- n. 谷物；谷类；微量；颗粒；纹理；格令
- v. 形成(颗粒)；(用谷物)喂养
- [U][C]谷粒,谷物,谷类 a single seed of rice, wheat, or other similar food plants; crops from plants which produce these seeds, especially wheat
- [C]小的硬粒 tiny hard bit
- [U](天然)纹理 the natural arrangement of the threads or fibers in wood, flesh or cloth
- [C]微量,一点儿 very small amount
- [U](物的)纹理; (人的)性情,脾气,天性 the basic quality or characteristic of sth/sb
a relatively small granular particle of a substance;
"a grain of sand"
"a grain of sugar"
foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
the side of leather from which the hair has been removed
a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams
1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
a cereal grass;
"wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas"
the smallest possible unit of anything;
"there was a grain of truth in what he said"
"he does not have a grain of sense"
the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric;
"saw the board across the grain"
the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance);
"breadfruit has the same texture as bread"
"sand of a fine grain"
"fish with a delicate flavor and texture"
"a stone of coarse grain"
thoroughly work in;
"His hands were grained with dirt"
paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
form into grains
- We ship grain to Africa.
- There are a few grains of rice in a bowl.
- There isn't a grain of truth in it.
- The coffee was good, but thick with grains.
- It's easiest to cut meat in the direction of the grain.
- Our new process locks up pounds of energy in every grain of the breakfast food.
- Physical isolation goes against the corporate grain, the hierarchy being organized around the office.
- And those tears slowly took the form of the grain when they first covered it, and later they began to form a small sphere.
- In China, many farmers grain the pigs.
- Farmers produced millions of tons of grain to feed the nation.
- The best-known grains are wheat,barley,oats,rye and maize.
- It is easiest to cut meat in the direction of the grain.
- (a) grain(s) of
a little 一点点,一些
- be〔go〕 against the grain
违反意愿be contrary to one's nature or inclination
- bring in grain 把粮食收回
- buy grain 买粮,买谷物
- get grain 得到粮食
- grow grain 种植谷物
- need grain 需要粮食
- keep grain 保存粮食
- produce grain 生产粮食
- separate the grain from 脱粒,把谷粒同…分离
- rice grains 稻谷
- be〔go〕 against the grain with sb 与某人格格不入,使某人反感
- self-sufficient in grain 粮食自给自足
- feed the horse on grain 用谷物喂马
- without a grain of common sense 一点常识也没有
- a grain of 一点点,一小颗
Nor could he starve Naples out, since it was plentifully supplied with grain.出自： R. Graves
Fruit trees took the place of grain fields.出自： attrib.
- grain, corn
- 1.grain泛指“粮食作物”,也指“粒状物”; 而corn则可指“小麦、燕麦等的谷粒”。例如:
- China grows most of the grains the world knows.中国种植有世界上已知的大多数谷类作物。
- Corn includes such grains as wheat, barley and oats.谷物包括这几类,如小麦、大麦和燕麦等。
- He grew a field of corn.他种了一片玉米。
- There are many feed grains in the house.那所房子里有许多饲料谷物。
- ☆ 1200年左右进入英语，直接源自古法语的grein；最初源自古典拉丁语的granum，意为种子。