Hyphenation for “grind”

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What is the correct hyphenation for “grind”? The purpose of hyphenation is to separate a word such as "grind" because otherwise it would be too long and would no longer fit on one line. This separation not only saves space it improves the visually flow of the text. This word separation exists in most languages. In English, the word separation of “grind” is based on the speech syllables. The separating syllable in linguistics is therefore the smallest group of sounds in the natural flow of speech. As a separator, the classic hyphen is usually used: „grind“ ⟶ „grind“.

Hyphens are occasionally used to denote syllabification, as in syl-la-bi-fi-ca-tion. Various British and North American dictionaries use an interpunct, sometimes called a "middle dot" or "hyphenation point", for this purpose, as in syl·la·bi·fi·ca·tion. This allows the hyphen to be reserved only for places where a hard hyphen is intended (for example, self-con·scious, un·self-con·scious, long-stand·ing). Similarly, hyphens may be used to indicate how a word is being or should be spelled. For example, W-O-R-D spells "word".

Definitions of "grind"

grind >> ɡrʌɪnd

Definition: [verb] reduce (something) to small particles or powder by crushing it.
Example: grind some black pepper over the salad

Synonyms of "grind"

crush | pound | pulverize | mill | powder | granulate | grate | mince | shred | crumble | pestle | mash | smash | press | fragment | kibble | triturate | comminute | levigate | bray |

Definition: [verb] rub or cause to rub together gratingly.
Example: mountain ranges developed along fault lines where tectonic plates ground against one another

Synonyms of "grind"

rub | grate | scrape | rasp | gnash | grit |

Definition: [verb] (of a dancer) gyrate the hips erotically.
Example: there were sweaty bodies everywhere bumping and grinding to the music

Synonyms of "grind"

Definition: [noun] a crushing or grating sound or motion.
Example: the crunch and grind of bulldozers

Synonyms of "grind"

Definition: [noun] hard dull work.
Example: relief from the daily grind

Synonyms of "grind"

chore | slog | travail | drudgery | toil | hard work | donkey work | labour | slavery | exertion | fag | sweat |

Definition: [noun] a dancer's erotic gyration of the hips.
Example: a bump and grind

Synonyms of "grind"

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