Collection of hard small materials, such as dirt, ground stone, debris from sandblasting or other such grinding, swarf from metalworking. (noun)
Inedible particles in food. (noun)
A character trait that encompasses courage, fearlessness, or guts. (noun)
A measure of relative coarseness of an abrasive material such as sandpaper. (noun)
To clench, particularly in reaction to pain or anger; apparently only appears in gritting one's teeth. (verb)
To cover with grit. (verb)
husked but unground oats (noun)
coarsely ground corn or hominy used as porridge (noun)
Examples of word Grit
A new hero, new problems, and new, but deadly consequences â€” the grit is about to hit the fan!
Getting science right - Fringe's gentle pokes at parapsychology, BSG (I will believe any science if enough grit is rubbed on it), and anything computer-y said in The Big Bang Theory.
There's nothing like being on a third story roof and the fine grit from the shingles acting like marbles under your feet, making you slide toward the edge with nothing to grab to stop your fall ....
Hi Diane, I'm working on an article, but for now this is how a couple of reader's advisory superstars define rough south; although, they call it grit lit.
Imagine a world where microwave-beaming rovers cook dust into concrete landing pads â€¦ where your living quarters are dropped onto the land from above, then inflated like an inner tube â€¦ where the grit is so abrasive that even the robots have to wear protective coveralls.