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noun as in detritus


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Planck’s famous 1900 discovery that energy is grainy — at least when absorbed or emitted — moved him to label those smallest bits of energy grains “quanta.”

I try to eat less processed food, like whole grains, fruits and vegetables, nothing over-processed.

Baijiu is a general Chinese term for spirits made from grains.

However, exposed rock and larger sand grains have higher thermal inertia, so they glow more brightly.

Look for:Purchase breads containing seeds and a mixture of healthy grains (like millet and amaranth) other than just brown rice.

Or you can buy your own gluten-free cereal grains and whip up a semi-homemade cereal.

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.

Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.

"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.

It is only disposed to require a pretty strong solution of silver, say thirty grains to the ounce of water.

It is less soluble in water than cane sugar, and crystallises in small round grains.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grains, such as: rubble, deposit, fragments, leavings, scree, and sediment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.