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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.

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