Dictionary.com

fine-grained

[ fahyn-greynd ]
/ ˈfaɪnˈgreɪnd /
Save This Word!

adjective
being of fine grain or texture, as certain types of wood, leather, etc.
Photography. fine-grain.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between "it’s" and "its" in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 8
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of fine-grained

First recorded in 1530–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use fine-grained in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for fine-grained

fine-grained

adjective
(of wood, leather, etc) having a fine smooth even grain
detailed, in-depth, or involving fine detail
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK