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graining


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grain  \Grain\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Grained};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Graining.}] 
  1.  To  paint  in  imitation  of  the  grain  of  wood,  marble,  etc 
 
  2.  To  form  (powder,  sugar,  etc.)  into  grains. 
 
  3.  To  take  the  hair  off  (skins);  to  soften  and  raise  the 
  grain  of  (leather,  etc.). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graining  \Grain"ing\,  n. 
  1.  Indentation;  roughening;  milling,  as  on  edges  of  coins. 
  --Locke. 
 
  2.  A  process  in  dressing  leather,  by  which  the  skin  is 
  softened  and  the  grain  raised. 
 
  3.  Painting  or  staining,  in  imitation  of  the  grain  of  wood, 
  atone,  etc 
 
  4.  (Soap  Making)  The  process  of  separating  soap  from  spent 
  lye,  as  with  salt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graining  \Grain"ing\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  small  European  fresh-water  fish  (Leuciscus  vulgaris);  - 
  called  also  dobule,  and  dace. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  graining 
  n  :  a  texture  like  that  of  wood  [syn:  {woodgraining}] 




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