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  1. being of fine grain or texture, as certain types of wood, leather, etc.
  2. Photography. fine-grain.
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Origin of fine-grained

First recorded in 1530–40
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Related Words for fine-grained

rare, gentle, fragile, mild, elegant, delightful, delicious, graceful, tender, subtle, soft, exquisite, small, slender, thin, tough, sturdy, solid, hard, unyielding

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British Dictionary definitions for fine-grained


  1. (of wood, leather, etc) having a fine smooth even grain
  2. detailed, in-depth, or involving fine detail
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