Translation of grinder in Spanish:

grinder

Pronunciation: /ˈgraɪndər; ˈgraɪndə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (machine) molinillo (masculine) a coffee grinder un molinillo de café
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    • Hand grinders or spice mills range from $15 to $60 and can be purchased at most culinary stores.
    • The company recently unveiled a state-of-the-art assembly plant in which to assemble stainless steel pumps, grinders and other major equipment.
    • Tip them into an electric grinder - or use a mortar and pestle - and grind until coarse.
    1.2 (person) a knife grinder un afilador
  • 2 [Dentistry/Odontología] muela (feminine)
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    • It was a quadruped, gramnivorous, with 40 teeth, namely 24 grinders, 4 eye teeth and 12 incisive.
    • In Philadelphia, Dr. Caspar Wistar, the nation's foremost anatomist, showed Lewis the animal's giant grinders.

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