grinding wheel

  1. a wheel composed of abrasive material, used for grinding.

Origin of grinding wheel

First recorded in 1785–95

Words Nearby grinding wheel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use grinding wheel in a sentence

  • The catastrophes may rightly be averted, if we can avert them; but nature stays not its grinding wheel for our moans.

    My Path to Atheism | Annie Besant
  • It had become a grinding wheel of government that rolled over all our public interests.

    T. De Witt Talmage | T. De Witt Talmage
  • Somebody had brought a small grinding wheel over from Tools and plugged it in, and was grinding points on the foils and épées.

    Null-ABC | Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire

British Dictionary definitions for grinding wheel

grinding wheel

  1. an abrasive wheel, usually a composite of hard particles in a resin filler, used for grinding

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