Grinder vs Grindery - What's the difference?

grinder | grindery |


As nouns the difference between grinder and grindery

is that grinder is one who grinds something, such as the teeth while grindery is (uk|dialect|uncountable) the materials used by leatherworkers.

grinder

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who grinds something, such as the teeth.
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  • Masseter hypertrophy may become apparent in persistent grinders .
  • (anatomical) A molar.
  • A power tool with a spinning abrasive disc, used for , smoothing, and shaping materials, usually metal.
  • A sandwich made on a long, cylindrical roll.
  • I am going to the deli to get a grinder for lunch.
  • *
  • A kitchen gadget for processing coffee, herbs etc. into small or powdered pieces
  • The restless flycatcher (Seisura inquieta ) of Australia, which makes a noise like a scissors grinder.
  • Usage notes

    The usage of grinder and related terms for sandwiches varies widely. In the Philadelphia area, for example, a "grinder" is distinguished from a "hoagie" in that the grinder is toasted or baked, and usually lacks lettuce.

    Synonyms

    * (sandwich) submarine sandwich, sub, hoagie, torpedo, spuckie, hero, hero sandwich

    Derived terms

    * coffee grinder * bench grinder * angle grinder * die grinder

    grindery

    English

    Noun

  • (UK, dialect, uncountable) The materials used by leatherworkers.
  • A mill where something is ground.
  • (Webster 1913)