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  • adj. superlative form of grainy: most grainy.


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  • When I ate "store" bread (after growing out of the Wonder Bread years and moving to university), I sought out the bag with the densest, grainiest, darkest loaf inside.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • SUZANNE'S CAREER 1963: Also shot in 16mm, this film has the grainiest-looking transfer, but much of the film was shot in low-light interiors and it actually looks quite good, so all is forgiven.

    Archive 2006-07-30

  • However the granules are fragile, and readily fragment into finer particles; so having reached its thickest and grainiest, the consistency of a potato-starch sauce rapidly gets both finer and thinner.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • After initially receiving what looks like the world's grainiest photo of a poster announcing the Sidekick's return see below, an anonymous source sent in Technology Video: First Person: Tech lets the blind take the wheel Mashable: Google Wins Access To "Super Wi-Fi" Broadband Spectrum

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Led Zeppelin guitar all the way up to 18 feet if they want to and see grainiest details in high, high resolution, the signature of that artist or a letter from


  • The element used for transfer is the grainiest of the five films and suffers from frame to frame fluctuations in density level throughout the film's running time.

    Home Theater Forum

  • They were taken with old Polaroid film stock, and look like stills from the bloodiest grainiest grittiest sun-drenched 1970s grindhouse crime flick you never saw.

    Secret Dead Blog

  • "But I've been watching this film for decades and the Bluray version is easily the grainiest rendering yet.

    Hollywood Elsewhere


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