Dictionary.com

end grain

Save This Word!

noun
wood grain, as at the end of a board, resulting from a cut across the grain.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of end grain

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM end grain

end-grain, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use end grain in a sentence

FEEDBACK