verb (used with object), ground or (Rare) grind·ed; grind·ing.
verb (used without object), ground or (Rare) grind·ed; grind·ing.
- 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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Origin of grind
OTHER WORDS FROM grind
Words nearby grind
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
verb grinds, grinding or ground
Derived forms of grindgrindingly, adverb
Word Origin for grind
Idioms and Phrases with regrind
In addition to the idiom beginning with grind
- grind to a halt
- ax to grind
- mills of the gods grind slowly