grind
noun.
an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
Synonym: wonk, swot, nerd, dweeb
noun.
the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
a coarse grind of coffee
noun.
hard monotonous routine work
noun.
the act of grinding to a powder or dust
verb.
press or grind with a crushing noise
Synonym: cranch, craunch, crunch
verb.
make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
grate one's teeth in anger
Synonym: grate
verb.
work hard
She was digging away at her math homework|Lexicographers drudge all day long
verb.
dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced
verb.
reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
grind the spices in a mortar|mash the garlic
verb.
created by grinding
grind designs into the glass bowl
verb.
shape or form by grinding
grind lenses for glasses and cameras