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coarse-grained

See definition of coarse-grained on Dictionary.com
  • as incoarse
  • as ingrainy
  • as ingranular

synonyms for coarse-grained

  • crude
  • grainy
  • harsh
  • chapped
  • granular
  • homespun
  • impure
  • inferior
  • loose
  • lumpy
  • mediocre
  • particulate
  • poor quality
  • rough-hewn
  • rugged
  • unfinished
  • unpolished
  • unprocessed
  • unpurified

antonyms for coarse-grained

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  • gentle
  • nice
  • delicate
  • polite
  • refined
  • smooth
  • soft
  • sophisticated
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      How to use coarse-grained in a sentence

      Close-grained grey and yellowish-grey granite, with brown mica.
      NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
      Fine-grained quartzose sandstone, of a purplish hue, resembling a rock on the banks of the Severn, near Bridgenorth.
      NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
      Very compact and fine-grained reddish granular quartz, with a glistening lustre, and flat conchoidal fracture.
      NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
      The wood of apple trees is hard, close-grained and often richly colored, and is suitable for turning or cabinet work.
      THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
      One of the latter struck my knee with force enough to wound the bone without penetrating the grained-leather boot-leg.
      FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
      They were made of ivory, stone, or some close-grained wood, and had the sides numbered from one to six.
      THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
      When a little girl she had been almost afraid of her cross-grained relative—the only relative she had in the world.
      RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
      Ruth looked across the table at her cross-grained old relative and made no direct reply to his question.
      RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
      For the inner section, walnut, which may be had as thin as 1/64 in., or any thin straight-grained veneer may be used.
      THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
      The door was painted yellow and grained—but a pair of handsome silver candlesticks stood on the mantelpiece.
      IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO COARSE-GRAINED

      • chapped
      • coarse-grained
      • crude
      • grainy
      • granular
      • harsh
      • homespun
      • impure
      • inferior
      • loose
      • lumpy
      • mediocre
      • particulate
      • poor quality
      • rough-hewn
      • rugged
      • unfinished
      • unpolished
      • unprocessed
      • unpurified
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.