Meaning of grained in English:


Pronunciation /ɡreɪnd/


See grain

usually in combination ‘coarse-grained sandstone’
  • ‘So, it's off to pick up a sketch book, a few loose and large sheets of beautifully grained paper, and an array of acrylics and pencils this weekend.’
  • ‘Techniques of steaming and bending wood allowed this grained organic material to assume the same linear, undecorated form as the chrome-plated steel and leather chairs of Bauhaus fame.’
  • ‘It's an unusual formation of a very small grained hail that has the appearance and feel of snow.’
  • ‘Only the slowly grown, stronger grained wood is allowed in the soundboard.’
  • ‘When purchasing red meat the flesh should be firm, cherry red in colour and finely grained.’