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grain

US [ɡreɪn]
UK [ɡreɪn]
  • n.谷物;颗粒;谷粒;一点儿
  • v.把…作成细粒;使(皮等)表面粗糙;染透;刮去(皮上的)毛
  • Web粮食;谷类;格令
Plural Form:grains  
grain
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n.
1.
[u][c]
谷物;谷粒the small hard seeds of food plants such as wheat , rice, etc.; a single seed of such a plant
America's grain exports
美国的谷物出口
a few grains of rice
几粒大米
2.
[c]
颗粒;细粒a small hard piece of particular substances
a grain of salt/sand/sugar
一粒盐╱沙╱砂糖
3.
[c]
少量;微量;一点儿a very small amount
There isn't a grain of truth in those rumours.
那些谣传一点也不可靠。
4.
[c]
格令(重量单位,等于 0.00143 磅或 0.0648 克,用于称量药物等)a small unit of weight, equal to 0.00143 of a pound or 0.0648 of a gram, used for example for weighing medicines
5.
[u]
(木、织物或石头等的)纹理the natural direction of lines in wood, cloth, etc. or of layers of rock; the pattern of lines that you can see
to cut a piece of wood along/across the grain
顺着纹路劈木头;横对纹路把木头拦腰截断
6.
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(表面的)质地;触感how rough or smooth a surface feels
wood of coarse/fine grain
质地粗╱细的木头

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