grind together

grind something together

to rub things together. Stop grinding your teeth together. The stones ground together as we drove over them.
See also: grind, together
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The Cascadia Subduction Zone, where tectonic plates grind together eight miles off our coast, is overdue for a megaquake.
He doesn't want stars in the mak- e mak ing, he wants ready-made, unspectacular stars he can put in the first team who will grind together like gears to help him realise his dream of an engine moving as one.
1 tsp sea salt Grind together all the ingredients in a pestle and mortar or a food processor and rub well into the ribs.
The cartilage at the ends of the bones can get worn, and when it isn't there it causes the knee to lock as the bones grind together.
Grind together salt, sugar, fennel and coriander seeds, bay leaves, thyme, and red pepper flakes in food processor until thoroughly mixed.
To make the masala spice, put all the dry spice ingredients into a bowl and grind together until it becomes a smooth powder.
The plates constantly grind together and slide past one another.
Driven by currents in the semi-molten layer below the crust, the plates slowly drift over the Earth's surface and collide, grind together or pull apart.
Transfer to a mortar and add the fennel, cumin, chilli flakes, paprika, cayenne, black pepper and garlic and grind together with the pestle.
When the edges grind together they can release enormous explosions of energy.
The two guitars grind together before turning down low as the vocalist steps away from his microphone.
Add the crushed chillies, ground ginger and salt and grind together.
Put all the ingredients except the oil into a food processor if available or use a pestle and mortar and grind together into a paste.
The earthquake zones are where these scrape and grind together as in California and Japan.