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Origin of grind

before 950; Middle English grinden, Old English grindan; akin to Gothic grinda-, Latin frendere

SYNONYMS FOR grind

OTHER WORDS FROM grind

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Example sentences from the Web for regrind

  • If it does not glide along easily, if it attacks the copper and catches in it, you must regrind it.

    A Treatise on Etching|Maxime Lalanne
  • Should there be some such defect, steps should be taken to regrind the valve to its seat at the first opportunity.

    Steam Turbines|Hubert E. Collins
  • When they're fine steel, that's foolish; but we might be allowed to rub off the rust and regrind them.

    Harding of Allenwood|Harold Bindloss

British Dictionary definitions for regrind

grind
/ (ɡraɪnd) /

verb grinds, grinding or ground

noun

See also grind in, grind on

Derived forms of grind

grindingly, adverb

Word Origin for grind

Old English grindan; related to Latin frendere, Lithuanian gréndu I rub, Low German grand sand
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Idioms and Phrases with regrind

grind

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