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At best, the artist gives us a fine-grained picture of her subjects, a picture that allows us to see them aright.
Flesh yellow, very solid, fine-grained, and of excellent flavor.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America|Fearing Burr
The monchiquites (called after the Serra de Monchique, Portugal) are fine-grained and devoid of felspar.
Morocco, a fine-grained leather of the skin of a goat or sheep, first prepared in Morocco.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Numerous large pitholes in the fine-grained schist in its bed show that much water has flowed in it.
Not unless the average brain-texture of the former be as fine-grained and highly organized as of the latter.The Color Line|William Benjamin Smith