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A veneer made of plastic, vinyl, inferior wood, or other material that is designed to have the appearance and often the texture of finely grained wood.
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1. the general alignment, arrangement, or orientation of the fibres in wood
2. a material with a finish designed to look like the grain of wood
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1. a material or finish that imitates the natural grain of wood in pattern, color, and sometimes texture.
2. of or pertaining to woodgrain.
wood′grain`ing, n.
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Noun1.woodgrain - texture produced by the fibers in woodwoodgrain - texture produced by the fibers in wood
grain - the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain"
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