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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a texture like that of wood;
[syn: graining, woodgraining]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grain \Grain\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grained (gr[=a]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Graining.] 1. To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains. [1913 Webster] 3. To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Graining \Grain"ing\, n. 1. Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is softened and the grain raised. [1913 Webster] 3. Painting or staining, in imitation of the grain of wood, stone, etc. [1913 Webster] 4. (Soap Making) The process of separating soap from spent lye, as with salt. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Graining \Grain"ing\, n. (Zool.) A small European fresh-water fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dobule, and dace. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

graining n 1: a texture like that of wood [syn: graining, woodgraining]