Pronunciation: (grist), [key]
1. grain to be ground.
2. ground grain; meal produced from grinding.
3. a quantity of grain for grinding at one time; the amount of meal from one grinding.
4. Older Use.a quantity or lot.
5. grist for or to one's mill, something employed to one's profit or advantage, esp. something seemingly unpromising: Every delay was so much more grist for her mill.
to grind (grain).
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