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Grainy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GRA'INY, a. Full of grains or corn; full of kernels.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue" [syn: farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (grainier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. resembling or having some characteristic of grain ; not smooth or fine 2. of a photograph appearing to be composed of grain-like particles graininess noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (grainier, grainiest) 1 granular. 2 resembling the grain of wood. 3 Photog. having a granular appearance. Derivatives: graininess n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Grainy Grain"y, a. Resembling grains; granular.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. A grainy photograph looks as if it is made up of lots of spots, which make the lines or shapes in it difficult to see. ...grainy black and white photos. ADJ 2. Grainy means having a rough surface or texture, or containing small bits of something. ...the grainy tree trunk... Do not use a grainy mustard. ? smooth ADJ: usu ADJ n

Moby Thesaurus

arenaceous, arenarious, breccial, brecciated, broken, bumpy, choppy, coarse, coarse-grained, corrugated, cross-grained, grained, granular, granulate, granulated, gravelly, gritty, gross, homespun, horripilant, inequal, irregular, jolty, linsey-woolsey, pebbled, pebbly, pimply, pitted, pocky, potholed, rank, ripply, rough, rough-cast, rough-grained, rough-hewn, ruffled, rutted, rutty, sabulous, sandy, shagged, shaggy, shingled, shingly, textured, uneven, unkempt, unlevel, unpolished, unrefined, unsmooth, ununiform, wimpled



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