close-grained[ klohs-greynd ]SEE DEFINITION OF close-grained
Synonyms for close-grained
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOSE-GRAINED
Flesh white, zoned or marked with yellow, close-grained and sugary.
The wood of nearly all the species of Diospyros is hard and close-grained.
Wood is light brown and light weight but hard, strong, and close-grained.
Wood not as hard as rock maple, but strong, close-grained and brittle.
The fracture, close-grained, is that of steel or bell metal.
But the stones of the pebble bank are a close-grained, yellow-spotted rock.
The result is a thoroughly cooked, close-grained, crisp biscuit.
The timber is tough, close-grained, white, and looks more like pine than any other of the spruces.
Its timber is of some value, being white, tough, and close-grained.
The close-grained, firm wood, which can be worked with ease, is not highly esteemed.