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Noun: grinder  grIn-du(r)
  1. [US] 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
    - bomber [US], hero [N. Amer], hero sandwich [N. Amer], hoagie [N. Amer], hoagy [N. Amer], Cuban sandwich [N. Amer], Italian sandwich [N. Amer], poor boy [N. Amer], sub [N. Amer], submarine [N. Amer], submarine sandwich [N. Amer], torpedo [US], wedge [US], zep [N. Amer]
  2. Grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
    - molar
  3. Machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
    - mill, milling machinery
  4. A machine tool that polishes metal

Derived forms: grinders

Type of: machine tool, machinery, sandwich, tooth

Encyclopedia: Grinder, Norway