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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grinder  \Grind"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  grinds. 
 
  2.  One  of  the  double  teeth,  used  to  grind  or  masticate  the 
  food;  a  molar. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  restless  flycatcher  ({Seisura  inquieta})  of 
  Australia;  --  called  also  {restless  thrush}  and  {volatile 
  thrush}.  It  makes  a  noise  like  a  scissors  grinder,  to 
  which  the  name  alludes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grinder 
  n  1:  a  large  sandwich  made  of  a  long  crusty  roll  split  lengthwise 
  and  filled  with  meats  and  cheese  (and  tomato  and  onion 
  and  lettuce  and  condiments);  different  names  are  used  in 
  different  sections  of  the  United  States  [syn:  {bomber}, 
  {hero},  {hero  sandwich},  {hoagie},  {hoagy},  {Cuban 
  sandwich},  {Italian  sandwich},  {poor  boy},  {sub},  {submarine}, 
  {submarine  sandwich},  {torpedo},  {wedge},  {zep}] 
  2:  grinding  tooth  with  a  broad  crown;  located  behind  the 
  premolars  [syn:  {molar}] 
  3:  a  machine  that  processes  materials  by  grinding  or  crushing 
  [syn:  {mill}] 
  4:  a  machine  that  tools  or  polishes  metal 




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