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Origin of fine-grained

First recorded in 1530–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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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.

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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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