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(external) naturefire(natura externa)
(fam.) to take a story with a grain/a pinch of salt.a nu lua ceva drept literă de evanghelie
(inward) naturefire(natura launtrica)
the wrong way; against the grain; against the fur; against the nap; against the hair; in a hostile manner; despite..raspar
a mere drop in the bucket; a grain of wheat in a bushel of chaff.un strop în mare
a rogue in grain.un ticălos prin definiţie
absoluteness; absolute nature/characterabsolutitate
actual grain size(met) mărimea reală a grăuntelui
against nature/the grain/the will/the wish (of).împotriva naturii
against the grainalandala(pe dos)
against the grain/the nap.în răspăr
alienation of mind/naturealienatie
animality; animal natureanimalitate
ardent, fiery; volcanic bomb; volcanic eruption; volcanic nature; volcanic island; volcanic lava; volcanic mountains; volcanic rock; volcanic glassvulcanic
austenitic grain size(met) mărimea grăuntelui de austenită
average grain size(met) mărimea medie a grăuntelui (cristalin)
bit,grain; <~ cu ~>little by little; not a whit/jot...,without any...; not a bit,not an ounce; <(de loc)>not at all; <(citusi de putin)>not in the least; just a bit,(just) a littlepic(farima)
biting/stinging naturecausticitate
body; <~le chestiunii fam.>the bottom of the business; a grain of truth; <~le chestiunii>the heart of the matter; <~le chestiunii>the substance/gist/bone of the thingsimbure
boundary of grain(met) limita grăuntelui (cristalin)
brewer’s grain(alim) borhot de bere
brutish naturedobitocie(fire animalica)
by nature; naturally; constitutionally.din fire
centre; <~ inaintas>centre (forward); <~ nervos>nerve centre; centre half (-back); <~ cultural>cultural centre; <~ comercial>commercial centre; <~ comercial>centre of trade; <~ de atractie>centre of attraction; <~ de colectare>grain-collecentru
cereals; cereal plants; bread stuffs; graincereale
coarse graingranulă / grăunte mare / grosolan (şi în metalografie)
coarse-grain iron(met) fontă cu granule mari / macrogranulară
corn and grain milling(alim) măciniş / măcinare de cereale
critical grain growth(met) creştere critică a grăuntelui cristalin
crystal grain(met) grăunte cristalin
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