Share this entry

unground Line breaks: un|ground
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɡraʊnd/

Definition of unground in English:

adjective

Not reduced to fine particles by grinding.
Example sentences
  • This allowed most of the leaf-base tissue to be ground away, leaving the unground portion of the crown clearly visible for removal by hand and subsequent grinding separately.
  • There are always three bags of unground coffee.
  • He brought a coffee grinder and bags of unground fertiliser.

Definition of unground in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day exemplum
Pronunciation: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
noun
an example or model...