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close-grained

[ klohs-greynd ]
/ ˈkloʊsˈgreɪnd /
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adjective

(of wood) fine in texture or having inconspicuous annual rings.

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Origin of close-grained

First recorded in 1745–55
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British Dictionary definitions for close-grained

close-grained
/ (ˌkləʊsˈɡreɪnd) /

adjective

(of wood) dense or compact in texture
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