Detailed Translations for grinding from English to French


grinding [the ~] nom

  1. the grinding (polishing)
    le polissage; le meulage
  2. the grinding (grating)
    le grincement

Translation Matrix for grinding:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
grincement grating; grinding creaking noise; grating noise; grating sound; rasping noise; scraping; scratching; screeching
meulage grinding; polishing
polissage grinding; polishing
- abrasion; attrition; detrition
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- levigation; pulverisation; pulverization
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aigu dire; grinding; piercing acute; burdensome; cutting; galling; heavy; injurious; insulting; intense; irksome; keen; massive; nipping; offending; offensive; penetrating; piercing; pointed; rasping; sharp; sharp-edged; shrill; snappy; vehement; violent
ce qui devient de plus en plus pénible dire; grinding; piercing
grinçant les dents gnashing; grinding
perçant dire; grinding; piercing cutting; nipping; penetrating; piercing; rasping; sharp; sharp-edged; shrill; snappy
pénétrant dire; grinding; piercing penetrating; piercing; rasping; shrill

Related Words for "grinding":

Synonyms for "grinding":

Related Definitions for "grinding":

  1. a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)1
  2. material resulting from the process of grinding1
    • vegetable grindings clogged the drain1
  3. the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice1

Wiktionary Translations for grinding:

  1. Réduction d’un solide en poudre ou d’une poudre en une poudre plus fine encore.

grinding form of grind:

to grind verbe (grinds, ground, grinding)

  1. to grind
    moudre; pulvériser; réduire en pouvre; écraser
    • moudre verbe (mouds, moud, moulons, moulez, )
    • pulvériser verbe (pulvérise, pulvérises, pulvérisons, pulvérisez, )
    • écraser verbe (écrase, écrases, écrasons, écrasez, )
  2. to grind (whet; sharpen; strop)
    affûter; polir; tailler; aiguiser; affiler; limer
    • affûter verbe (affûte, affûtes, affûtons, affûtez, )
    • polir verbe (polis, polit, polissons, polissez, )
    • tailler verbe (taille, tailles, taillons, taillez, )
    • aiguiser verbe (aiguise, aiguises, aiguisons, aiguisez, )
    • affiler verbe (affile, affiles, affilons, affilez, )
    • limer verbe (lime, limes, limons, limez, )
  3. to grind (grind off)
    • meuler verbe (meule, meules, meulons, meulez, )

Conjugations for grind:

  1. grind
  2. grind
  3. grinds
  4. grind
  5. grind
  6. grind
simple past
  1. ground
  2. ground
  3. ground
  4. ground
  5. ground
  6. ground
present perfect
  1. have ground
  2. have ground
  3. has ground
  4. have ground
  5. have ground
  6. have ground
past continuous
  1. was grinding
  2. were grinding
  3. was grinding
  4. were grinding
  5. were grinding
  6. were grinding
  1. shall grind
  2. will grind
  3. will grind
  4. shall grind
  5. will grind
  6. will grind
continuous present
  1. am grinding
  2. are grinding
  3. is grinding
  4. are grinding
  5. are grinding
  6. are grinding
  1. be ground
  2. be ground
  3. be ground
  4. be ground
  5. be ground
  6. be ground
  1. grind!
  2. let's grind!
  3. ground
  4. grinding
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for grind:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
tailler gash
- donkeywork; drudgery; dweeb; mill; nerd; plodding; pulverisation; pulverization; swot; wonk
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
affiler grind; sharpen; strop; whet sharpen
affûter grind; sharpen; strop; whet sharpen
aiguiser grind; sharpen; strop; whet activate; arouse; encourage; excite; provoke; put someone on to something; sharpen; stimulate; stir up; tighten; urge
limer grind; sharpen; strop; whet file; grind off
meuler grind; grind off
moudre grind crush; pulverise; pulverize
polir grind; sharpen; strop; whet brush up; buff; doll up; egalize; even; grate; grind away; plane; polish; polish off; rub down; rub smooth; smooth; spruce up; trick up
pulvériser grind be blown away; crush; dash; grind to powder; nebulize; pulverise; pulverize; rub fine; shatter; smash; spray; squirt
réduire en pouvre grind
tailler grind; sharpen; strop; whet carve out; clip; confine; cut; cut away; cut back; cut close; cut off; cut out; cut to size; excise; jag; limit; nick; notch; pare; prune; reap; reduce; resect; score; skim; sting; style someone's hair; tailor to; trim
écraser grind break; break into pieces; crash down; crush; cut small; dash; drive over; flatten; keep back; keep in control; knock to pieces; override; pulverise; pulverize; recant; retract; revoke; rub fine; run over; shatter; smash; smash into pieces; smash to pieces; smash up; squash; stamp one's foot; subdue; suppress; take back; thunder down; trample down; tread flat; withhold
- bray; comminute; cranch; craunch; crunch; dig; drudge; fag; grate; labor; labour; mash; moil; toil; travail
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- levigate; pulverise; pulverize

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Synonyms for "grind":

Related Definitions for "grind":

  1. the act of grinding to a powder or dust1
  2. hard monotonous routine work1
  3. the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground1
    • a coarse grind of coffee1
  4. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious1
  5. reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading1
    • grind the spices in a mortar1
  6. make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together1
  7. press or grind with a crushing noise1
  8. shape or form by grinding1
    • grind lenses for glasses and cameras1
  9. created by grinding1
    • grind designs into the glass bowl1
  10. dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced1
  11. work hard1

Wiktionary Translations for grind:

  1. to make smaller by breaking with a device
Cross Translation:
grind moudre malen — tussen twee harde voorwerpen fijnwrijven
grind moudre mahlen — (transitiv) Material (mit einer Mühle) zerkleinern, indem es gerieben und gequetscht wird
grind tailler; rectifier schleifen — die Oberfläche eines Gegenstandes bearbeiten, zum Beispiel um einen Diamanten in seine Form zu bringen

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