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Detailed Translations for grain from English to French


grain [the ~] noun

  1. the grain
    le blé
  2. the grain (vein; nerve)
    le grain; la nervure; la veine
  3. the grain (granule; bead)
    le grain; la miette
  4. the grain
    – Visible particles in a photographic image, often considered undesireable. 1
    le grain

Translation Matrix for grain:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
blé grain bread; cash; cents; coins; funds; money; pennies; penny; wheat
grain bead; crumb; grain; granule; nerve; vein a spark of; bead; beads; grains; pellets; torrent of rain
miette bead; crumb; grain; granule
nervure grain; nerve; vein rib; ridge
veine grain; nerve; vein be happy; chance; fortunate; fortune; good luck; luck; vein; windfall
- caryopsis; cereal; food grain; metric grain; texture
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- granulate; ingrain
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- cereal; cereals; corn; kind of corn; kind of grain; variety of corn; variety of grain

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Synonyms for "grain":

Related Definitions for "grain":

  1. the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)2
    • sand of a fine grain2
    • a stone of coarse grain2
  2. the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric2
    • saw the board across the grain2
  3. the smallest possible unit of anything2
    • there was a grain of truth in what he said2
    • he does not have a grain of sense2
  4. foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses2
  5. a relatively small granular particle of a substance2
    • a grain of sand2
    • a grain of sugar2
  6. a cereal grass2
    • wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas2
  7. dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn2
  8. 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams2
  9. 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams2
  10. a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat2
  11. the side of leather from which the hair has been removed2
  12. become granular2
  13. form into grains2
  14. paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood2
  15. thoroughly work in2
    • His hands were grained with dirt2
  16. Visible particles in a photographic image, often considered undesireable.1

Wiktionary Translations for grain:

  1. to make granular
  1. -
  2. linear texture of material or surface
  3. single particle of a substance
  4. single seed of grain
  1. (term, Propulsion) bloc de propergol solide, coulé dans une enveloppe ou préformé, dont la forme est adapter à une évolution déterminée de la surface de combustion.
  2. fruit et semence des céréales contenu dans l’épi ; des légumineuses.
  3. Ovule fécondé qui donne de nouvelles plantes après dispersion et germination.
  4. semence qui se trouver à l'intérieur de certains fruits.

Cross Translation:
grain grain; céréale graanverzamelnaam voor eenzaadlobbige grassoorten
grain céréale; blé GetreideBotanik: Grasart, die wegen ihrer essbaren Samenkörner angebaut wird
grain céréale; blé GetreideBotanik: Samenkörner der unter [1] genannten Grasarten
grain grain Kornallgemein: Getreide
grain grain Kornhäufig als Diminutiv: kleines, festes, annähernd rundes Objekt
grain grain Korn — einzelner, sehr stärkehaltiger Samen verschiedener Getreidesorten
grain grain Kornmeist als Diminutiv: winzige Menge von etwas, auch im übertragenen Sinne
grain alcool de grain Kornalkoholisches Getränk, klar und hochprozentig
grain grainage Körnung — Granulation

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