grinding grinding  /ˈɡraɪn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) material resulting from the process of grinding
  2. (n) a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
  3. (n) the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Though Yoon began grinding dry-aged New York strip and mixing it with a bit of chuck in 2000, grinding meat isn't done at most restaurants.
  2. My making it is a combination of grinding, grinding, grinding and being lucky enough to finally get a shot.
  3. In the city center, the sheer volume of cars often made worse by stop-start delivery trucks and parents on the school run brings traffic to a grinding halt.

News

  1. Which two words does Heat coach Erik Spoelstra think are the best in team sports?

    Pop quiz, hot shot: Which two words does Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra think are the best two words in team sports? A) Positionless grinding B) Elite competition C) Miami Heat D) Game 7 E) Passionate grinding F) Physical skirmish … Continue reading ?
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Ball Don't Lie via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Glebar Company, Inc., Manufacturer of Precision Grinding Machines, Announces New Executive Management Team & Revamped ...

    Glebar Company, Inc., “Glebar” or the “Company”, a manufacturer of highly automated precision grinding machines for use across a breadth of industries and end-use applications, has announced the appointment of its new Executive Management Team and the launch of its revamped website, http://www.glebar.com . (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Glebar ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. SPS Spindle Launches Onsite Taper Grinding

    SPS Spindle is pleased to announce remote spindle taper grinding with onsite services. With their portable taper grinding system, SPS Spindle can repair vertical and horizontal machining centers, among others. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10847814.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "The gears of the American financial system began grinding to a halt," Bush said.
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: President Bush Source: The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog)

  2. "The stimulus train is grinding to a halt here in the US Senate," McConnell said.
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Mitch McConnell Source: USA Today

  3. "It's just ...... rewarding," Romo said. "It makes me proud of the guys in there -- fighting, grinding, staying committed to the approach. I'm happy for the guys, happy for Wade, happy for Jerry."
    on Jan 9, 2010 By: Tony Romo Source: ESPN

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