American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A veneer made of plastic, vinyl, inferior wood, or other material that is designed to have the appearance and often the texture of finely grained wood.
- n. texture produced by the fibers in wood
- wood + grain (Wiktionary)
“Innovations such as woodgrain white and coloured foils closely replicate timber frames.”
“The woodgrain border just flaps over the edge of the covers, holding the cellophane (seriously!) in place.”
“Maybe he payed so much because there is a picture of his beloved German Sheppard in the woodgrain? ... if you turn it 90 deg. counterclockwise, or is it a wolf?”
“It was a well-used 1974 Colony Park wagon with a faux forest's worth of phony woodgrain on the sides.”
“The tradition of the woodie remains in the woodgrain decals and plastic beams attached to a structural steel body of later station wagons.”
“The player, which can be wall mounted, placed on a 25-degree stand or placed flat, has a grayish woodgrain design.”
“Whose brilliant idea was the black print on woodgrain?”
“I think I might need the woodgrain version of this camera in my life.”
“Or stare at the woodgrain of the floor while daydreaming.”
“The woodgrain and pinkish red color remind me of Japan while the pattern is something that you might see on a sweater in Iceland… sound good?”
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