- to produce in a routine or mechanical way: to grind out magazine stories.
- to extinguish by rubbing the lighted end against a hard surface: to grind out a cigarette.
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This can be super helpful for fine tuning your grind for espresso machines.
The grind tray snaps out and lets you dump or repurpose excess or spilled coffee.
The Toddy requires 12 ounces of grinds and seven cups of water.
You can see it in the dives on the ground, the exhaustion, the grind.
Use a broad angle and grind for wood processing or other brute-force tasks and a narrow edge and concave grind for meat processing or other slicing duties.Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Knife|Wes Siler|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
It was promoted on what might be called not-quite-mainstream or, indeed, axe-to-grind media.
But what if this war does eventually involve ground troops, and what if it does just grind on for years?
The daily grind of child-rearing and the stress of sharing responsibility seem to be a big part of it.
Those who propagate it are considered paranoids or activists with an axe to grind.Did Putin Blow Up the Whole Polish Government in 2010? A Second Look.|Will Cathcart|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I think it will slowly grind you down until you have the utmost respect for it, which I now have.Prince Harry: "Antarctica Jumped Up And Bit Me On The Ass."|Tom Sykes|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take a millstone and grind meal: uncover thy shame, strip thy shoulder, make bare thy legs, pass over the rivers.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The poorest people reduce it to powder by manual labour, in the same way as they grind corn preparatory to baking it into cakes.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
He delivered his repeated phrases with an unctuous indulgent roll that made Gwynne long to grind his teeth.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He turned over slowly, feeling the hard canes grind into his body as he moved.Insidekick|Jesse Franklin Bone
Its that Im just sick of the office and the grind every week and no change!nothing new, nothing happening.Chains|Elizabeth Baker
British Dictionary definitions for grind
Derived forms of grindgrindingly, adverb
Word Origin for grind
Other Idioms and Phrases with grind
In addition to the idiom beginning with grind
- grind to a halt
- ax to grind
- mills of the gods grind slowly