- being of fine grain or texture, as certain types of wood, leather, etc.
- Photography. fine-grain.
Origin of fine-grained
Related Words for fine-grainedrare, gentle, fragile, mild, elegant, delightful, delicious, graceful, tender, subtle, soft, exquisite, small, slender, thin, tough, sturdy, solid, hard, unyielding
Examples from the Web for fine-grained
Contemporary Examples of fine-grained
At best, the artist gives us a fine-grained picture of her subjects, a picture that allows us to see them aright.Tears of Gaza: Why Context Matters
September 25, 2012
Historical Examples of fine-grained
Choose a fine-grained leg of wether mutton, of twelve or fourteen pounds weight; cut it ham shape, and let it hang two days.
An' they're too fine-grained to scratch other folks the wrong way.Peggy Stewart at School
Gabrielle E. Jackson
Ebony is hard and fine-grained, like ivory, and it takes a high polish.Forests of Maine
Jacob S. Abbott
The wood is fine-grained and makes a most beautiful interior finish.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
Flesh reddish-orange, fine-grained, mild, and well flavored.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America
- (of wood, leather, etc) having a fine smooth even grain
- detailed, in-depth, or involving fine detail