coffee grounds

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: grounds - the dregs remaining after brewing coffee
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
grounds - dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue; "it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds"
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Aunt Jane helped clear the table and put away the food, while Miranda entertained in the parlor; but Rebecca and the infant Burches washed the dishes and held high carnival in the kitchen, doing only trifling damage--breaking a cup and plate that had been cracked before, emptying a silver spoon with some dishwater out of the back door (an act never permitted at the brick house), and putting coffee grounds in the sink.
London's iconic red double-decker buses will soon run on biofuel partially made from old coffee grounds.
The startup has been extracting oil from waste coffee grounds predominantly from London-based coffee shops for four years.
Shell and bio-bean announce that together they are helping to power some of London's buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.
Waste coffee grounds will be used to help power some of London's buses from Monday, according to transport authorities.
Shell and UK-based bio-bean have revealed that they are working together to help power some of London's buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.
The coffee oil is extracted from coffee grounds, which is otherwise waste from the country's coffee drinkers.
Here are some ideas: Tea and coffee Used teabags and coffee grounds make for great fertilizer.
The team has designed a 'granular jamming cap' filled with coffee grounds that can improve the accuracy of the sophisticated 'GPS' system that surgeons use for nose and throat surgery.
I have always heard it is bad to put coffee grounds into the garbage disposal unit.
John Buckner, vp of marketing at S&D, Concord, North Carolina, said, "Our Toddy cold brew concentrates alleviate the hassle of measuring, steeping and filtering out coffee grounds when operators try to make cold brew at the store level.
As a gesture of gratitude, Home and Garden America published a blog post that featured Backyard Boss' article about the uses of coffee grounds in the garden.