grit

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[Grit]

Grit is a coarse, gravelly dust. If you don't rinse dried beans before you cook them, you may end up crunching grit between your teeth.

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Sand or gravel; rough, hard particles.

Noun
fortitude and determination; "he didn''t have the guts to try it"

Noun
a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

Verb
clench together; "grit one''s teeth"

Verb
cover with a grit; "grit roads"


n.
Sand or gravel; rough, hard particles.

n.
The coarse part of meal.

n.
Grain, esp. oats or wheat, hulled and coarsely ground; in high milling, fragments of cracked wheat smaller than groats.

n.
A hard, coarse-grained siliceous sandstone; as, millstone grit; -- called also gritrock and gritstone. The name is also applied to a finer sharp-grained sandstone; as, grindstone grit.

n.
Structure, as adapted to grind or sharpen; as, a hone of good grit.

n.
Firmness of mind; invincible spirit; unyielding courage; fortitude.

v. i.
To give forth a grating sound, as sand under the feet; to grate; to grind.

v. t.
To grind; to rub harshly together; to grate; as, to grit the teeth.


Grit

Grit , n. [OE, greet, greot, sand, gravel, AS. gre'a2t grit, sant, dust; akin to OS griott, OFries. gret gravel, OHG. grioz, G. griess, Icel. grj'd3t, and to E. groats, grout. See Groats, Grout, and cf. Grail gravel.] 1. Sand or gravel; rough, hard particles. 2. The coarse part of meal. 3. pl. Grain, esp. oats or wheat, hulled and coarsely ground; in high milling, fragments of cracked wheat smaller than groats. 4. (Geol.) A hard, coarse-grained siliceous sandstone; as, millstone grit; -- called also gritrock and gritstone. The name is also applied to a finer sharp-grained sandstone; as, grindstone grit. 5. Structure, as adapted to grind or sharpen; as, a hone of good grit. 6. Firmness of mind; invincible spirit; unyielding courage; fortitude. C. Reade. E. P. Whipple.

Grit

Grit , v. i. To give forth a grating sound, as sand under the feet; to grate; to grind.
The sanded floor that grits beneath the tread.

Grit

Grit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gritted; p. pr. &, vb. n. Gritting.] To grind; to rub harshly together; to grate; as, to grit the teeth. [Collog.]

Sand or gravel; rough, hard particles.

To give forth a grating sound, as sand under the feet; to grate; to grind.

To grind; to rub harshly together; to grate; as, to grit the teeth.

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Usage Examples

It is very east to forgive others their mistakes it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

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