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Synonyms for grain

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Synonyms for grain

a relatively small granular particle of a substance

the side of leather from which the hair has been removed

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a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

1/7000 pound

dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e

a cereal grass

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the smallest possible unit of anything

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the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric

the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)

thoroughly work in

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paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood

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form into grains

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become granular

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