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fine-grained

(fīn′grānd′)
adj.
1. Having a fine, smooth, even grain: fine-grained wood.
2. Marginally different or subtle: a fine-grained distinction.

fine-grained

adj
1. (Tanning) (of wood, leather, etc) having a fine smooth even grain
2. detailed, in-depth, or involving fine detail
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fine-grained - consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
2.fine-grained - dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells; "close-grained birch"; "fine-grained rock"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
Translations

fine-grained

[ˈfaɪnˈgreɪnd] ADJde grano fino
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