coarse grained wood


coarse grained wood
n. wood having a rough in texture

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • coarse-grained — adjective 1. composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency granular sugar the photographs were grainy and indistinct it left a mealy residue • Syn: ↑farinaceous, ↑grainy, ↑granular, ↑granulose, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • coarse-grained — adjective Date: circa 1774 1. having a coarse grain < coarse grained wood > 2. crude < coarse grained humor > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Coarse-grained — (k[=o]rs gr[=a]nd ), a. Having a coarse grain or texture, as wood; hence, wanting in refinement. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coarse-grained — /ˈkɔs greɪnd/ (say kaws graynd) adjective 1. having a large grain, as of wood, leather, etc. 2. indelicate; crude; gross: coarse grained language. 3. broad in scope and dealing with generalities: a coarse grained search …   Australian English dictionary

  • -grained — [ greınd ] suffix 1. ) used with some adjectives for describing substances such as wood or stone that have a particular arrangement, pattern, or direction of fibers: fine grained rock 2. ) used with some adjectives for describing substances that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -grained — UK [ɡreɪnd] / US suffix 1) used with some adjectives for describing substances such as wood or stone that have a particular arrangement, pattern, or direction of fibres fine grained rock 2) used with some adjectives for describing substances that …   English dictionary

  • coarse / course —    Coarse is an adjective meaning rough, big grained, not fine : We need to use coarse sandpaper to remove the paint from this wood.    Course is a noun referring to a direction (the course of a ship) or a series of lectures on one subject (a… …   Confused words

  • coarse / course —    Coarse is an adjective meaning rough, big grained, not fine : We need to use coarse sandpaper to remove the paint from this wood.    Course is a noun referring to a direction (the course of a ship) or a series of lectures on one subject (a… …   Confused words

  • large-grained — adjective not having a fine texture coarse grained wood large grained sand • Syn: ↑coarse grained • Similar to: ↑coarse, ↑harsh …   Useful english dictionary

  • pigeon wood — Porkwood Pork wood , n. (Bot.) The coarse grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree ({Pisonia obtusata}) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called {pigeon wood}, {beefwood}, and {corkwood}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English