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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having, reduced to, consisting of, or bearing the gathered seed of food plants, esp. of cereal plants: Also, The texture of wood or leather.

Usage examples (39)
  • Adjective : fine-grained sand; large-grained rice. ,wood and other grained materials. ,grained kid. ,tough-grained...
  • Noun : a grain of truth. ,You should work with or across the grain, but never against. ,sugar of fine grain. ,a stone of coarse grain....
  • Verb (used with object) : metal doors grained to resemble oak
  • Wood heavy, rather soft, tough and coarse-grained. for more
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