\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
of wood : cut transversely to the grain

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  • grain — /greɪn / (say grayn) noun 1. a small hard seed, especially a seed of one of the cereal plants: wheat, rye, oats, barley, maize, or millet. 2. the gathered seeds of cereal plants in the mass. 3. the plants themselves, whether standing or gathered …   Australian English dictionary

  • cut — /kut/, v., cut, cutting, adj., n. v.t. 1. to penetrate with or as if with a sharp edged instrument or object: He cut his finger. 2. to divide with or as if with a sharp edged instrument; sever; carve: to cut a rope. 3. to detach with or as if… …   Universalium

  • cut — [c]/kʌt / (say kut) verb (cut, cutting) –verb (t) 1. to penetrate, with or as with a sharp edged instrument: he cut his finger. 2. to strike sharply, as with a whip. 3. to wound severely the feelings of. 4. to divide, with or as with a sharp… …   Australian English dictionary

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