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  Definition of Grinding
  1. a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
  2. matter resulting from the process of grinding; "vegetable grindings clogged the drain"
  3. the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
Similar Words: abrasion, attrition, detrition

 

Derivational Morphology: grate, grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute, abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off

 

 
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