Grain

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Grain

A unit of weight equivalent to one 7,000th of one pound.
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However, I'm going to go against the grain on this one and tip up a decent encounter, as both sides should rack up decent scores in the wide open spaces of what remains a magnificent setting in North Dublin Back over 30.5 points which is a 5/6 shot.
This controversial book calls for indigenous people to work instead towards self-recognition, self-actualization, direct action, and a return to cultural practices and traditions that go against the grain of mainstream culture and society.
There is one developer, however, Vince Stimac of Stimac Construction, who has teamed up with his wife Lorre, a real estate agent for ERA Hearth and Home Real Estate, to go against the grain by building and selling lower priced new housing.
Experts who go against the grain and pull off a big win are not the ones to follow - it was just a fluke after all.
Kieran O'Neill was the only jockey to go against the grain and The Wee Chief scooted up the far rail to finish half a length in front of Picansort.
"It goes against the grain of English sport but it doesn't go against the grain of American sport, where you can get scenarios where New York teams can move to San Francisco.