close-grained(redirected from narrow-ringed)
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Dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells.
(Forestry) (of wood) dense or compact in texture
(of wood) fine in texture or having inconspicuous annual rings.
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|Adj.||1.||close-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"