Definition of grit

Definition of grit
  1. grit Noun Collection of hard small materials, such as dirt, ground stone, debris from sandblasting or other such grinding, swarf from metalworking.
  2. grit Noun Inedible particles in food.
  3. grit Noun A character trait that encompasses courage, fearlessness, or guts.
  4. grit Noun A measure of relative coarseness of an abrasive material such as sandpaper.
  5. grit Verb To clench, particularly in reaction to pain or anger; apparently only appears in "gritting one's teeth".
  6. grit Verb To cover with "grit".
  7. grit Noun husked but unground oats
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