Definition of grained adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡreɪnd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡreɪnd//
    (of wood, stone, etc.)
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  1. 1having noticeable lines or a pattern on the surface The painter uses a grained canvas that absorbs a lot of paint. grained oak panels
  2. 2-grained having a texture of the type mentioned fine-grained stone a coarse-grained farmer (= lacking manners, education, etc.)
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