Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a fine, smooth, even grain: fine-grained wood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Consisting of fine particles
  • adj. Having a fine, smooth texture
  • adj. detailed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. consisting of fine particles.
  • adj. dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells.
  • adj. involving careful consideration of details and fine distinctions; -- of conceptual schemas.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells
  • adj. consisting of fine particles

Etymologies

From fine + grained. (Wiktionary)

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