Definitions For Grain


  • The physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)
  • The direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric
  • The smallest possible unit of anything
  • Foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  • A relatively small granular particle of a substance
  • A cereal grass
  • Dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
  • 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
  • 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams
  • A weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
  • The side of leather from which the hair has been removed
  • The seeds of plants (such as wheat, corn, and rice) that are used for food ; also : a single seed of wheat, corn, rice, etc.
  • A plant that produces grain
  • A small, hard piece of something


  • Become granular
  • Form into grains
  • Paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
  • Thoroughly work in

Is Grain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Grain is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Grain in a Sentence

  • Bread made from whole wheat grain
  • The machine grinds grain into flour.
  • The farm grows a variety of grains.

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