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straight-grained

Definitions

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  • adjective of timber; having fibers that run in parallel

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Examples

  • * WOOD: Standard wood such as straight-grained, strong walnut runs $1,500.

    What a $10,000 Shotgun Is Really Worth

  • The split ash logs I was burning were clean, white and straight-grained, so I took one outside next day and took my axe to it, splitting off a triangular piece roughly the right size for a handle.

    Wildwood

  • The split ash logs I was burning were clean, white and straight-grained, so I took one outside next day and took my axe to it, splitting off a triangular piece roughly the right size for a handle.

    Wildwood

  • Squinting against the morning sun across the flat calm Solent, we made out the silhouettes of dozens of yachts off Cowes: a distant forest of masts and sails that not long ago would have been wooden, crafted from straight-grained spruce, but were probably almost all aluminium or carbon fibre.

    Wildwood

  • Squinting against the morning sun across the flat calm Solent, we made out the silhouettes of dozens of yachts off Cowes: a distant forest of masts and sails that not long ago would have been wooden, crafted from straight-grained spruce, but were probably almost all aluminium or carbon fibre.

    Wildwood

  • Tomorrow it would be swiftly converted into salt and herbs, grain and leather, metal weapons and staves of true, straight-grained wood for looms and arrows (all things the Shin'a'in did not produce themselves) but for this night, they would admire their short-term wealth and celebrate.

    Oathblood

  • He'd been nine years old the day he took the perfect, straight-grained branch as his price for felling the hickory for Taron, its owner.

    Lord of the Isles

  • Curly-grained wood, the result of both stress and genetics, is preferred over straight-grained wood.

    Chapter 8

  • The wood is used for lumber and is straight-grained and medium textured with a moderately rough surface without luster.

    Chapter 8

  • Curly-grained wood, the result of both stress and genetics, is preferred over straight-grained wood.

    Chapter 2

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