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Meaning of grained by Wiktionary Dictionary

grained


    Adjective

    grained ( comparative more grained, superlative most grained )

    1. Having a grain or grains
    2. Stained with an imitation wood grain
    3. ( in combination ) Having a specified type of grain e.g. close-grained

    Anagrams

    • deraign, gradine, inraged, reading, Reading



Definition of grained by GCIDE Dictionary

grained


  1. Grain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grained ( grānd ); p. pr. & vb. n. Graining.]
    1. To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.

    2. To form ( powder, sugar, etc. ) into grains.

    3. To take the hair off ( skins ); to soften and raise the grain of ( leather, etc. ).

  2. Grained ( grānd ), a.
    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. ( Bot. ) Having tubercles or grainlike processes, as the petals or sepals of some flowers.