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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of grain.
- adj. Having a grain or grains
- adj. Stained with an imitation wood grain
- adj. Having a specified type of grain e.g. close-grained
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough.
- adj. Dyed in grain; ingrained.
- adj. Painted or stained in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.
- adj. Having tubercles or grainlike processes, as the petals or sepals of some flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rough; roughened.
- Dyed in grain; ingrained.
- Painted as having a grain.
- Formed or divided into grains or small particles.
- In botany, having grain-like tubercles or prominences, as the sepals in some species of Rumex.
- Characterized by a fibrous texture or grain.
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