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grain·y

 (grā′nē)
adj. grain·i·er, grain·i·est
1. Made of or resembling grain; granular.
2. Resembling the grain of wood.
3. Having a granular appearance, as from the clumping of particles in the emulsion of a photograph.

grain′i·ness n.

grainy

(ˈɡreɪnɪ)
adj, grainier or grainiest
1. resembling, full of, or composed of grain; granular
2. (Furniture) resembling the grain of wood, leather, etc
3. (Photography) photog having poor definition because of large grain size
ˈgraininess n

grain•y

(ˈgreɪ ni)

adj. grain•i•er, grain•i•est.
1. resembling grain; granular.
2. full of grains or grain.
3. (of a photographic negative or positive) having a granular appearance.
[1605–15]
grain′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grainy - 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"
coarse, harsh - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"

grainy

adjective
Consisting of or covered with large particles:
Translations

grainy

[ˈgreɪnɪ] ADJ (grainier (compar) (grainiest (superl))) (Phot) → granulado, con grano; [substance] → granulado

grainy

[ˈgreɪni] adj [film, photograph] → qui a du grain
[surface] → granuleux/euse

grainy

adj (+er)
(= granular) texturekörnig; surfacegekörnt
leathergenarbt; woodmaserig, gemasert
photograph, videounscharf

grainy

[ˈgreɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → granuloso/a; (skin) → butterato/a
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Meanwhile, Zanpack touch has an uncoated surface, giving a grainier, more natural touch.
Some days the grit was grainier than others, and sometimes it was like black sand.
It was evident that their chromatic effects were caused by the depletion of pigment in the printer, or by the way the ink settled into the canvas support, grainier and less absorbent than the paper for which the machine was made.
The grainier the footage, the wobblier the camera angles, the more obscure the subject, the better the film, or so I tried to convince myself: film of and for the people.