Definition of Grittiness

1. n. The quality of being gritty.



Definition of Grittiness

1. Noun. The characteristic or quality of being gritty. ¹

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Definition of Grittiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grittiness

grit
grit one's teeth
grith
griths
gritrock
grits
gritstone
gritstones
gritted
gritter
gritters
grittest
grittier
grittiest
grittily
grittiness (current term)
grittinesses
gritting
gritty
grivation
grivations
grivet
grivets
grivna
grivnas
grize
grizelin
grizes
grizzle
grizzled

Literary usage of Grittiness

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1. The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil (1856)
"THE grittiness OF PEARS. SOME of the very finest of our fruits are ... The article referred to is as follows : The grittiness of pears is the chief ..."

2. Sputum, Its Microscopy and Diagnostic and Prognostic Significations by Francis Troup (1886)
"This affords the finest surface I have yet seen, and one freest of grittiness. This matter of focussing minute markings is a very great difficulty, ..."

3. The Year-book of Agriculture, Or, the Annual of Agricultural Progress and by David Ames Wells (1856)
"They grew and appeared to flourish best under the chemical influences of the blue glass. , The grittiness of Pears. THE grittiness of pears greatly ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1869)
"When you take a rhubarb ground from good root, containing oxalate of lime in its true proportion, you get grittiness. I never knew powdered rhubarb that was ..."

5. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"grittiness depends upon the deposit of layer after layer of new matter within ... A variety is said to exist in Chili completely free from grittiness, ..."

6. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"Whether the grittiness of such extracts is due to crystals or to the ... Should the grittiness dissolve, it shows that it was due to these natural salts; ..."

7. The Butter Industry: Prepared for the Use of Creameries, Dairy Students and by Otto Frederick Hunziker (1920)
"The usual factors which enter into the presence or absence of grittiness of butter are, moisture content, temperature of butter, amount of working, ..."

8. The Year-book of Agriculture: Or, the Annual for Agricultural Progress and by David Ames Wells (1856)
"THE grittiness of pears greatly diminishes their value as a dessert. ... The cause of this grittiness is unknown, but the accumulation of it may be arrested ..."

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