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grind·er

 (grīn′dər)
n.
1. One that grinds, especially:
a. One who sharpens cutting edges.
b. A mechanical device that grinds: a meat grinder.
2. A molar.
3. grinders Informal The teeth.

grinder

(ˈɡraɪndə)
n
1. (Tools) a person who grinds, esp one who grinds cutting tools
2. (Tools) a machine for grinding
3. (Dentistry) a molar tooth

grind•er

(ˈgraɪn dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that grinds.
2. a kitchen device or appliance for grinding food.
3. a sharpener of tools.
4.
a. a molar tooth.
b. grinders, Slang. the teeth.
5. Chiefly New Eng. and Inland North. hero sandwich.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grinder - a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)grinder - a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
2.grinder - grinding tooth with a broad crowngrinder - grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
wisdom tooth - any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
3.grinder - machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushinggrinder - machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
cider mill - mill that extracts juice from apples to make apple cider
coffee grinder, coffee mill - a mill that grinds roasted coffee beans
flour mill - a mill for grinding grain into flour
gristmill - a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)
machinery - machines or machine systems collectively
meat grinder - a mill for grinding meat
pepper grinder, pepper mill - a mill for grinding pepper
quern - a primitive stone mill for grinding corn by hand
spicemill - a mill for grinding spices
treadwheel, tread-wheel, treadmill - a mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing steps
water mill - a mill powered by a water wheel
windmill - a mill that is powered by the wind
4.grinder - a machine tool that polishes metal
emery wheel, grinding wheel - a wheel composed of abrasive material; used for grinding
machine tool - a powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials
Translations
مِطْحَنَه، جاروشَه
brusičmlýnek
=-kværn=-møllemøller
hiomakone
kvörn; malari
drobilecmlinček
öğütücü

grinder

[ˈgraɪndəʳ] N
1. (= machine) (for coffee) → molinillo m (US) (for meat) → picadora f de carne
2. (for sharpening) → afiladora f
3. (= person) → molendero/a m/f (Tech) → amolador m
see also organ-grinder
4. grinders (= teeth) → muelas fpl

grinder

[ˈgraɪndər] n
(= machine) (for coffee)moulin m (à café)
(= knife sharpener) → appareil m à aiguiser

grinder

n
(= meat grinder)Fleischwolf m; (= coffee grinder)Kaffeemühle f; (for sharpening) → Schleifmaschine f; (= stone)Schleifstein m
(= person)Schleifer(in) m(f)
(= tooth)Backenzahn m; (of animals)Mahlzahn m

grinder

[ˈgraɪndəʳ] n (machine, for coffee, pepper) → macinino; (for sharpening) → affilacoltelli m inv

grind

(graind) past tense, past participle ground (graund) verb
1. to crush into powder or small pieces. This machine grinds coffee.
2. to rub together, usually producing an unpleasant noise. He grinds his teeth.
3. to rub into or against something else. He ground his heel into the earth.
noun
boring hard work. Learning vocabulary is a bit of a grind.
ˈgrinder noun
a person or machine that grinds. a coffee-grinder.
ˈgrinding adjective
1. with a sound of grinding. The train came to a grinding stop.
2. severe. grinding poverty.
ˈgrindstone noun
a wheel-shaped stone against which knives are sharpened as it turns.
grind down
to crush. She was ground down by poverty.
grind up
to grind into powder or small pieces. This machine grinds up rocks.
keep (some)one's nose to the grindstone
to (force someone to) work hard, without stopping.

grinder

n. [dental] molar, pop. muela; pulverizador.
References in classic literature ?
Mr Grinder's company, familiarly termed a lot, consisted of a young gentleman and a young lady on stilts, and Mr Grinder himself, who used his natural legs for pedestrian purposes and carried at his back a drum.
Bound for the races, I see,' said Mr Grinder coming up out of breath.
Any further controversy being now out of the question, Short was fain to part with Mr Grinder and his pupils and to follow his morose companion.
Yes,' said the other, 'mine is a golden trade; a good grinder never puts his hand into his pocket without finding money in it--but where did you get that beautiful goose?
Nearer to the grinder a few more urchins were dancing, but in the case of this lad his hands and feet looked numbed, and he kept biting the end of his sleeve and shivering.
I say four, if not five," answered Don Quixote, "for never in my life have I had tooth or grinder drawn, nor has any fallen out or been destroyed by any decay or rheum.
Feeling himself so smitten, he imagined himself slain or badly wounded for certain, and recollecting his liquor he drew out his flask, and putting it to his mouth began to pour the contents into his stomach; but ere he had succeeded in swallowing what seemed to him enough, there came another almond which struck him on the hand and on the flask so fairly that it smashed it to pieces, knocking three or four teeth and grinders out of his mouth in its course, and sorely crushing two fingers of his hand.
Children came running with their mothers' scissors, or the carving-knife, or the paternal razor, or anything else that lacked an edge (except, indeed, poor Clifford's wits), that the grinder might apply the article to his magic wheel, and give it back as good as new.
Once when he was sitting on his garden wall, smoking a pipe in the evening, an Italian organ- grinder came round with a monkey on a string.
I know it is my duty to "pray for them that despitefully use me;" and therefore, hard as it is, I shall still try to pray for these fumigating, maccaroni-stuffing organ- grinders.
Forty teeth, namely twenty-four grinders, four eye-teeth, and twelve incisive.
To a late hour in the night the sound of the grinding was protracted; for the mills were few in number compared with the grinders, and the weary and feeble ones were driven back by the strong, and came on last in their turn.