Definición de ingrain en inglés:


Saltos de línea: in|grain
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈgreɪn


  • (also engrain) [with object] Firmly fix or establish (a habit, belief, or attitude) in a person: they trivialize the struggle and further ingrain the long-standing attitudes
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    • She's a race-walking instructor who bubbles with enthusiasm, armed with clever similes and a rigid attitude about ingraining proper technique.
    • I've been trying to do more, lately, but I have a hard time ingraining things as habit sometimes.
    • Posted calligraphy engrains the warrior code of Bushido and expounds the philosophical roots of kendo.
    entrench, establish, fix, inculcate, instil, implant, root; drive home, hammer home, drill into, drive into, din into


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  • (Of a textile) composed of fibres which have been dyed different colours before being woven.
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    • Aniline black for cotton was the first ingrain color, or dye developed directly on the fiber.
    • these historical Ingrain dyes for cotton developed in the 1950's are now rarely used for solid-shade dyeing.
    • The dots which are represented on the groundwork of the initial are worked in back stitching; these may be worked in scarlet ingrain cotton if desired.


late Middle English (originally as engrain in the sense 'dye with cochineal or in fast colours'): from en-1, in-2 (as an intensifier) + the verb grain. The adjective is from in grain 'fast-dyed', from the old use of grain meaning 'kermes, cochineal'.

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