Definition of Graining

1. Noun. A texture like that of wood.

Exact synonyms: Woodgraining
Generic synonyms: Grain
Derivative terms: Grain



Definition of Graining

1. n. Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins.

2. n. A small European fresh-water fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); - - called also dobule, and dace.

Definition of Graining

1. Verb. (present participle of grain) ¹

2. Noun. The practice of imitating woodgrain on a surface in order to increase that surface's aesthetic appeal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Graining

1. grain [v] - See also: grain

Medical Definition of Graining

1. 1. Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins. 2. A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is softened and the grain raised. 3. Painting or staining, in imitation of the grain of wood, atone, etc. 4. The process of separating soap from spent lye, as with salt. A small European fresh water fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); - called also dobule, and dace. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graining

grain whisky
grainage
grainages
graine
grained
grainer
grainers
graines
grainfield
grainfields
grainier
grainiest
grainily
graininess
graininesses
graining (current term)
grainings
grainland
grainlands
grainless
grainlike
grains of paradise
grainy
grainy club
grainy club mushrooms
graip
graips
graith
graithed

Literary usage of Graining

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1. Workshop Receipts by Ernest Spon (1906)
"For the graining colour, rub up whiting in turpentine, add enough burnt umber ... After combing the veins and removing any superfluous graining colour from ..."

2. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"Painting and graining New Interior Woodwork. All knots and sap-wood are to be ... The graining is to be done in the best manner in imitation of the hardwood ..."

3. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"... with teeth on the under side, called a graining-board, is first applied to the flesh-side, which is called graining ; then to the grain-side, ..."

4. A Complete Treatise on the Electro-deposition of Metals by Georg Langbein (1898)
"operation called graining, by which a grained and slightly dead ... This operation gives strength to the graining, which without it possesses no adherence. ..."

5. Beet-sugar Manufacture and Refining by Lewis Sharpe Ware (1907)
"The method in question is based upon graining after-products of "firsts." For this it is not absolutely necessary that the crystals should be spontaneously ..."

6. Classified Guide to Technical and Commercial Books: A Subject-list of the by Edgar Greenwood (1904)
"HOUSE PAINTING, graining, Marbling and Sign Writing, by EA Davidson. Cr. 8vo. ... PRACTICAL ARTS OF graining and Marbling. Folio. 14 parts. Col. ..."

7. Classified Guide to Technical and Commercial Books: A Subject-list of the by Edgar Greenwood (1904)
"PRACTICAL ARTS OF graining and Marbling. Folio. 14 parts. Col. ... PRACTICAL graining AND MARBLING, ed. by PN Hasluck. Cr. 8vo. 160 pp. 79 Illus. 1902. ..."

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