the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance); "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture"; "a stone of coarse grain" Synonyms: texture,
the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain"
the smallest possible unit of anything; "there was a grain of truth in what he said"; "he does not have a grain of sense"
foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses Synonyms: food grain, cereal,
a relatively small granular particle of a substance; "a grain of sand"; "a grain of sugar"
a cereal grass; "wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas"
dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn Synonyms: caryopsis,
1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams
a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat Synonyms: metric grain,
the side of leather from which the hair has been removed