1. Of or pertaining to the act or sound of grinding.
- The meeting came to a grinding halt when the two sides could not agree.
1. material resulting from the process of grinding
- vegetable grindings clogged the drain
2. a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
3. the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
Sentences with grinding as a noun:
- Ominous creakings and grindings came from the innards of the machine.
1. present participle of grind