a period of time after a payment becomes due, as of a loan or life-insurance premium, before one is subject to penalties or late charges or before the loan or policy is canceled.
[grah-thee-ahs, -see-; English grah-see-uh s] /ˈgrɑ θiˌɑs, -si-; English ˈgrɑ si əs/ interjection, Spanish. 1. thank you.
[gras-il] /ˈgræs ɪl/ adjective 1. gracefully slender. 2. slender; thin. /ˈɡræsaɪl/ adjective 1. gracefully thin or slender 2. a less common word for graceful adj. 1620s, from Latin gracilis “slender, thin, fine; plain, simple.” Not etymologically connected to grace but often regarded as if it is. Perhaps a dissimilated form related to Latin cracens “slender;” […]
[gras-uh-lis] /ˈgræs ə lɪs/ noun, plural graciles [gras-uh-leez] /ˈgræs əˌliz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a muscle in the inner side of the thigh, the action of which assists in drawing the legs inward and in bending the knee.
- Gracilis muscle
gracilis muscle grac·i·lis muscle (grās’ə-lĭs) n. A muscle with origin in the ramus of the pubis, with insertion to the shaft of the tibia, with nerve supply from the obturator nerve, and whose action adducts the thigh, flexes the knee, and rotates the leg medially.