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1A machine used for grinding something.‘a coffee grinder’
quern, crusherView synonyms
- ‘Among the huge haul of tools taken from Mr Walker's farm were two chainsaws, jacks, grinders and spanners.’
- ‘Some tyre companies solve this by using a wire brush, or worse a grinder, to smooth rough areas on the wheel, but this removes metal, which weakens the wheel and is not recommended for safety.’
- ‘The grinder can be found in high-end design stores worldwide, further attesting to its appeal.’
- ‘Laurie was an employee of Scott Paper Company, Sheet Harbour for many years, working on the grinders.’
- ‘The spokesman said: ‘We had to use axle grinders to cut the metal open.’’
- ‘Grind the leg meat through a grinder fitted with the medium die attachment and set aside.’
- ‘The trucks carry the oil sands from the mine to the grinders.’
- ‘An electric meat grinder may cost $100 or more.’
- ‘Using a meat grinder fitted with the large die, grind pork mixture.’
- ‘The company recently unveiled a state-of-the-art assembly plant in which to assemble stainless steel pumps, grinders and other major equipment.’
- ‘The machine pushes the tree down, and then the grinder mulches it.’
- ‘"Here's the electric coffee grinder, sweetheart, " I pointed out, coming up behind her.’
- ‘Each table has a flower and a candle and your own black pepper grinder.’
- ‘Please note that most grinders are tested at the manufacturer and coffee grounds may be found in the grinder as a result.’
- ‘In a spice grinder, pulverize red pepper flakes and juniper to a powder.’
- ‘Tip them into an electric grinder - or use a mortar and pestle - and grind until coarse.’
- ‘Hand grinders or spice mills range from $15 to $60 and can be purchased at most culinary stores.’
- ‘Quality coffee grinders are essential equipment to any coffee lover's kitchen.’
- ‘Grind all the ingredients together in a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle.’
- ‘Coffee grinders are cheap, the time taken is minimal and the results are wonderful.’
- 1.1 A person employed to grind cutlery, tools, or cereals.
- ‘I was also impressed by the evidence proffered by the defendant with respect to what jobs might be available for a grinder, including the evidence of an employer who actually hired grinders that year.’
- ‘‘A grinder and a mechanic’ is what he calls himself.’
- ‘There are many areas of specialisation in this field: gem grinders, gem polishers, gem assorters, jewellery setters, researchers and scientists.’
- ‘He now considered more complex systems and employed Christopher Tooke as a lens grinder from early 1605.’
- ‘But one day on the job as a tool grinder in January 1993 he suffered an aneurysm.’
- ‘Admittedly, that evidence was not perfect for the defendant in that the evidence of Mr. Dieger was that a lot of their hiring is done by word of mouth and they do not advertise for grinders.’
- ‘Metal grinder Scott Smith, who has worked for R & T Swann for six years, said there were 19 redundancies in total and those affected got written notification last week.’
- ‘I met crankshaft grinders and engine assemblers who could discuss the ROI of their machine tools.’
- ‘The craft based nature of this industry, which relied upon quasi-autonomous cutlers and grinders to complete ‘put-out’ work, is reflected in the often humble physical form of the buildings that were used.’
- ‘Family members and workers are allocated different tasks, from core-makers to grinders and welders.’
2A molar tooth.
- ‘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.’
- 2.1grindersinformal The teeth.
- ‘To know this Cooper country properly you've nearly got to cut your grinders here.’
- ‘Had a dentist been extracting Harry's own grinders at that moment, would he have been expected to mind his cards, and deal them neatly…’
3US informalanother name for hoagie
- ‘A huge, mouthwatering grinder stared back at me, adorned with lettuce and tomato and pickles and everything else I loved.’
- ‘Choose from one of our delicious grinder sandwiches.’
- ‘Is it a sub, a hero, a hoagie, a grinder, a foot-long or a po'boy?’
- ‘Please indicate cheese or no cheese and if you would like the grinder toasted.’
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