Origin of coarse-grained
OTHER WORDS FROM coarse-grainedcoarse-grainedness, noun
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How to use coarse-grained in a sentence
Edith Wharton, of course, writes in such a startlingly sharp and close-grained way about how people live.
At best, the artist gives us a fine-grained picture of her subjects, a picture that allows us to see them aright.
Consider, for example, that all of the questions about the economy were very fine-grained.
Close-grained grey and yellowish-grey granite, with brown mica.
Fine-grained quartzose sandstone, of a purplish hue, resembling a rock on the banks of the Severn, near Bridgenorth.
Very compact and fine-grained reddish granular quartz, with a glistening lustre, and flat conchoidal fracture.
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 Knowledge|Various
One of the latter struck my knee with force enough to wound the bone without penetrating the grained-leather boot-leg.