Definition of Grained

1. a. Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough.

Definition of Grained

1. Verb. (past of grain) ¹

2. Adjective. Having a grain or grains ¹

3. Adjective. Stained with an imitation wood grain ¹

4. Adjective. (''in combination'') Having a specified type of grain e.g. close-grained ¹

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Definition of Grained

1. grain [v] - See also: grain

Medical Definition of Grained

1. 1. Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough. 2. Dyed in grain; ingrained. "Persons lightly dipped, not grained, in generous honesty, are but pale in goodness. " (Sir T. Browne) 3. Painted or stained in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc. 4. Having tubercles or grainlike processes, as the petals or sepals of some flowers. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grained

grain boundary
grain elevator
grain elevators
grain field
grain itch
grain merchant
grain moth
grain of salt
grain refiner
grain refiners
grain sorghum
grain whisky
grained (current term)

Literary usage of Grained

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by Ghana Geological Survey (1898)
"Mile 14' Purple fine-grained sandstone with purple clay galls up to i* in ... 1' Medium-grained white sandstone with large clay galls up to H* along long 1' ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1897)
"Open-grained iron, }-inch hole through section in middle, 2275 .14 4. ... Close-grained iron, /j-inch hole drilled through in middle 2500 .14 in. ..."

3. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"White-grained Mountain Rice is one of the earliest of the woodland grasses, and the common name refers to the large seed of which it is said that a white ..."

4. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist, Wisconsin Geological Survey (1877)
"Moderately coarse-grained, much finer than the last, pure white; ... Medium-grained, rather firm, dirty white; grains glassy and somewhat rolled; one layer, ..."

5. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1906)
"Decimeter-grained rocks, when the size of the crystals is from i to 10 decimeters. ... Millimeter-grained rocks would include medium-grained and slightly ..."

6. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture and Properties by Adelbert Philo Mills, Harrison Washburn Hayward (1922)
"Woods are fine grained if the growth has been slow, resulting in narrow rings; coarse grained if the rings are wide. If the main wood elements of a tree run ..."

7. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1899)
"It is of course well known, all other things remaining constant, that it is advisable to obtain structural and other steel as finely grained as possible. ..."

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