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Word meaning grit

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.

Crossword clues for grit

- Annoying sand particles
- Coarse particles
- Coarse sand
- Courage
- Courage and endurance
- Determination
- Determination, bravery
- Fine hard particles
- Fine stony particles
- Firmness of character
- Indomitable spirit
- Loose sand
- Of low character
- Sand particles
- Small sand

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