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Pronunciation: /ɡraɪnd/

Translation of grind in German:

v.t. (ground /ɡraʊnd/)

  • 1grind [up] zermahlen mahlen [Kaffee, Pfeffer, Getreide]

v.i. (ground)

  • grind to a halt [Fahrzeug] quietschend zum Stehen kommen [fig.], [Verkehr] zum Erliegen kommen


  • [infml] Plackerei, die [ugs.]

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