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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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Sterling has gone against the grain in recent years and opened up his wallet.
But as intellectually sensible as that argument is, it goes against the grain of elite Republican thought, which would rather deal with social conservatives through symbolism, and would drop such voters entirely if it could.
Not surprisingly, one of Hardy's milestone projects was a risky theatre venture that went against the grain of what everyone was doing at the time.
Around 150 individual engravings, exploring a wide variety of subjects and styles, go on show in Against the Grain, at the Durham Light Infantry Museum and Art Gallery, in Durham City from September 9.
Maybe it's asking too much, but I am sure we will get a good run for our money with Against The Grain, one of a trio of three-year-olds in the line-up.
AGAINST THE GRAIN can make a successful first step into handicap company at Redcar tomorrow.
Each edition of Against the Grain, starting with one from the Glencadam distillery, will be taken from a single cask to give a snapshot of the chosen distillery.
While virtually all business publications have been hemorrhaging at the newsstands, BE has gone against the grain.
Melissa Diane Smith, a nutritionist and author of the book Going Against The Grain, warns that glutenous grains might be wreaking havoc on our health.
I knew I was going against the grain of orthodoxy, the romanticization of the war in movies and television and now in the war memorial celebrations in the nation's capital.
SORRY to go against the grain of every right-wing loon, left-wing nutter and many half-sensible people in the country who all seem to be in total agreement.
It's unfortunate that much of the more traditional life insurance industry continues to find itself saddled with a product-pushing image, one that goes against the grain of perhaps a majority of consumers.
This first edition of the newsletter contains the following articles: (1) Critical Practitioner Inquiry--Working Against the Grain (Lars Dahlstrom), which explains the concept of CPI; (2) Critical Issues in Practitioner/Action Research (Temechegn Engida), which discusses practitioner/action research carried out by teachers based on the theories and practices of teaching they have been using; and (3) Growing Up Critical Practitioner (Kedir Assefa), in which the author discusses his experiences studying CPI at Alemaya University.
Down-grain putts are faster and break more sharply than they appear; putts against the grain are just the opposite.
Reading Shakespeare's will in the Sonnets is thus reading his multivalent metaphors against the grain of any Christian hermeneutics of figurative interpretation.