Definition of Graininess

1. Noun. The quality of being composed of relatively large particles.

Exact synonyms: Coarseness, Granularity
Generic synonyms: Raggedness, Roughness
Specialized synonyms: Sandiness
Derivative terms: Grainy, Granular



Definition of Graininess

1. Noun. The state of being grainy; granularity ¹

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Definition of Graininess

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Literary usage of Graininess

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1. Transcendence of the Western Mind by Samuel Avery (2003)
"There is a certain “graininess,” therefore, to physical reality that shows up on the quantum level as de Brogue waves or as the Heisenberg Uncertainty ..."

2. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1913)
"By tilting the reflector at the right angle and avoiding strong direct light I can get rid of graininess. Where's that Cork? The average photographer is apt ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"The graininess of photographic materials: LLOYD A, JONES AND ARTHUR 0. HARDY (to be published in full in the Jour. Frank. Inst.). The design of aspherical ..."

4. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1921)
"Agitation of the mass of cooling fat also is conducive to "graininess." Steam lards frequently do not have the creamy smoothness of a kettle-rendered leaf ..."

5. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"... although the surface of virtually all of the present specimens is one of fine graininess and minute pitting due to corrosion. Dimensions. ..."

6. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"High-speed film clumps more rapidly than slower film, and enlargements show graininess more than small pictures. Grain tends to destroy the sharpness and ..."

7. First Workshop on Grand Unification: New England Center, University of New by Paul H. Frampton, Sheldon L. Glashow, Asim Yildiz (1980)
"The detection technique can be improved by building more finely divided detector elements to reduce the graininess of the “ image” . ..."

8. The Book of Cheese by Charles Thom, Walter Warner Fisk (1918)
"Graininess may be caused by too much acid or too much moisture in the cheese. Lumpiness is due to uneven curing. If too much moisture is present, ..."

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