wood grain

noun
texture produced by the fibers in wood
Syn: ↑woodgrain, ↑woodiness
Hypernyms: ↑grain

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  • grain´i|ness — grain|y «GRAY nee», adjective, grain|i|er, grain|i|est. 1. like the grain of wood or marble. 2. grainlike; granular: »a grainy surface …   Useful english dictionary

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  • wood — wood1 woodless, adj. /wood/, n. 1. the hard, fibrous substance composing most of the stem and branches of a tree or shrub, and lying beneath the bark; the xylem. 2. the trunks or main stems of trees as suitable for architectural and other… …   Universalium

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