The coarseness or fineness of coffee grounds is refered to as the grind of the coffee.

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The confidence man's or panhandler's persuasive and energetic line of talk; grifting in an area in which the victims have little money and yield only to great pressure.

- american underworld dictionary - 1950
A grind is a skateboarding trick in street and freestyle, and sometimes in vert and flatland. The grind is the basic trick and the essence of street and freestyle (along with the flip).

The following are the most common grinds:
50-50
Boardslide
Nosegrind
Noseslide
5'0
Tailslide
Crooked Grind
Over-Crook
Smith
Feeble
Bluntslide
Nosebluntslide

grilf = G = grind crank

grind vt.

1. [MIT and Berkeley; now rare] To prettify hardcopy of code, especially LISP code, by reindenting lines, printing keywords and comments in distinct fonts (if available), etc. This usage was associated with the MacLISP community and is now rare; prettyprint was and is the generic term for such operations. 2. [Unix] To generate the formatted version of a document from the nroff, troff, TeX, or Scribe source. 3. [common] To run seemingly interminably, esp. (but not necessarily) if performing some tedious and inherently useless task. Similar to crunch or grovel. Grinding has a connotation of using a lot of CPU time, but it is possible to grind a disk, network, etc. See also hog. 4. To make the whole system slow. "Troff really grinds a PDP-11." 5. `grind grind' excl. Roughly, "Isn't the machine slow today!"

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Grind (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ground (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Grinding.] [AS. grindan; perh. akin to L. frendere to gnash, grind. Cf. Grist.]

1.

To reduce to powder by friction, as in a mill, or with the teeth; to crush into small fragments; to produce as by the action of millstones.

Take the millstones, and grind meal. Is. xivii. 2.

2.

To wear down, polish, or sharpen, by friction; to make smooth, sharp, or pointed; to whet, as a knife or drill; to rub against one another, as teeth, etc.

3.

To oppress by severe exactions; to harass.

To grind the subject or defraud the prince. Dryden.

4.

To study hard for examination.

[College Slang]

 

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Grind (?), v. i.

1.

To perform the operation of grinding something; to turn the millstones.

Send thee Into the common prison, there to grind. Milton.

2.

To become ground or pulverized by friction; as, this corn grinds well.

3.

To become polished or sharpened by friction; as, glass grinds smooth; steel grinds to a sharp edge.

4.

To move with much difficulty or friction; to grate.

5.

To perform hard aud distasteful service; to drudge; to study hard, as for an examination. Farrar.

 

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Grind, n.

1.

The act of reducing to powder, or of sharpening, by friction.

2.

Any severe continuous work or occupation; esp., hard and uninteresting study.

[Colloq.]

T. Hughes.

3.

A hard student; a dig.

[College Slang]

 

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