1. [ noun ] matter resulting from the process of grinding

"vegetable grindings clogged the drain"

Related terms: substance grind
2. [ noun ] a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
Related terms: noise grate
3. [ noun ] (physics) the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
Synonyms: attrition detrition abrasion
Related terms: friction abrade
Similar spelling:   grounding