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1. verb, informal To engage in some activity with great intensity, devotion, or dedication. Everyone else has been grinding for their exams this week, so there hasn't been much to do. Our team has been grinding away at this project for months.
2. verb, slang To rotate one's hips and pelvis in an erotic or suggestive manner, especially while dancing. Some guy came up and started grinding against me on the dance floor.
3. noun, informal A tedious or laborious routine, especially of work or study. I'm lucky to have a job in today's economy, but this daily grind is starting to get me down.
4. noun, slang A student who studies or works to an excessive amount or degree. Primarily heard in US. Come on, Tom, don't be such a grind. It's Saturday night—come have some fun for a change!
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grind

in. to sell drugs. He told the cops he wasn’t grinding, but they found his junk.
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Because of the efficiencies and designs of the roller grinder, the cool grinding of coffee is achieved; however, by design, the roller grinder will naturally produce a monomodal grind. Monomodal grinds are ideal for all brewing methods above an espresso grind size; consequently, MPE's proprietary-type technology, for example, achieves both the "fine grinding" of espresso as well as the superfines, as shown in the graph above (Figure 9).
To achieve this, an operation must rough grind with a coarse grit wheel and finish with a very fine grit wheel.
This is achieved by constantly measuring the ground coffee as it exits the grinder, rather than waiting for the operator to randomly check the grind. Not only does the Intelligent Granulizer measure the grind size and density, but it also immediately reacts, intelligently, to maintain the desired grind size, as necessary.
If the coffee grinding equipment is worn, and the rollers or burrs need reconditioning or replacing, the grind achieved will be increasingly "uncontrolled." Regardless of the grinding methodology, sharp edges are used to fracture/crack/cut the coffee bean at a precise rare.
If the measurement of part length does not fall within a 0.005[inches] window, the part is rejected and the grind cycle aborted.
Another four-station indexing rotary automatic with 16"-wide grinding heads rough grinds top and bottom wrench faces at about 1000 pcs/hr.
Various grinds of calcium surfate, alumina trihydrate, and calcium carbonate fillers available in 504b bags, bulk bags, and bulk truckloads.
It grinds and classifies a range of materials at a rate of 10-200 lb/hr.
Grinds in each product line range from a relatively coarse 200 mesh used as an economical functional filler to superfine products with 1.5-micron median particle size used as reinforcing additives.
* Mikro Pulverizer models are said to grind, blend and disperse in a single dustless operation.
Produces various grinds of calcium sulfate, alumina trihydrate, and calcium carbonate used as fillers, available in 50-lb bags, bulk bags, and bulk truckloads.
*Mikro-Bantam pulverizer is said to be an economical mill for lab, pilot plant or small batch production that grinds samples as small as 10 grams for analytical purposes with minimal loss at rates of 200 lb/hr for small batches.
* Mikro-Bantam pulverizer is said to be an economical mill for lab, pilot-plant or small batch production that grinds samples as small as 10 g for analytical purposes with minimal loss, at rates of 200 lb/hr for small batches.
What is the deal with the long-endangered Smith grind? These days, anyone who touches a rail down on a grind going in is hailed as doing a Smith grind.
Prairie Tree Landscape stops at a house to grind the drywall once after the drywall process has been completed.