across the grain


across the grain
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Англо-русский сельскохозяйственный словарь. 2013.

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  • Against the grain — Grain Grain (gr[=a]n), n. [F. grain, L. granum, grain, seed, small kernel, small particle. See {Corn}, and cf. {Garner}, n., {Garnet}, {Gram} the chick pea, {Granule}, {Kernel.}] [1913 Webster] 1. A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • against the grain — {adv. phr.} 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). * /He sandpapered the wood against the grain./ 2. So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . * /His coarse and rude ways… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against the grain — {adv. phr.} 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). * /He sandpapered the wood against the grain./ 2. So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . * /His coarse and rude ways… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against the grain — adverb 1. : across the fiber of the wood 2. : counter to one s inclination, disposition, or feelings the check he had imposed upon himself in the chapel, against the grain Margery Bailey * * * against the grain 1. Against the fibre of the wood 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • against\ the\ grain — adv. phr. 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). He sandpapered the wood against the grain. 2. • go against the grain So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . His coarse… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To go against the grain of — Grain Grain (gr[=a]n), n. [F. grain, L. granum, grain, seed, small kernel, small particle. See {Corn}, and cf. {Garner}, n., {Garnet}, {Gram} the chick pea, {Granule}, {Kernel.}] [1913 Webster] 1. A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grain boundary strengthening — (or Hall Petch strengthening) is a method of strengthening materials by changing their average crystallite (grain) size. It is based on the observation that grain boundaries impede dislocation movement and that the number of dislocations within a …   Wikipedia

  • grain — [greın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(food)¦ 2¦(lines in wood etc)¦ 3¦(small piece)¦ 4 a grain of something 5 against the grain 6¦(measure)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin granum seed ] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grain — grainer, n. grainless, adj. /grayn/, n. 1. a small, hard seed, esp. the seed of a food plant such as wheat, corn, rye, oats, rice, or millet. 2. the gathered seed of food plants, esp. of cereal plants. 3. such plants collectively. 4. any small,… …   Universalium

  • grain — noun 1 seeds of wheat, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ large, small ▪ whole ▪ The journal reports that eating whole grains protects against diabetes. ▪ cereal, rice …   Collocations dictionary

  • across — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English acros, from Anglo French an crois, from an in (from Latin in) + crois cross, from Latin crux Date: 14th century 1. in a position reaching from one side to the other ; crosswise 2. to or on the opposite side 3.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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