close-grained

adjective
\ ˈklōs-ˌgrānd How to pronounce close-grained (audio) \

Definition of close-grained

: having a compacted smooth texture especially : having narrow annual rings or small wood elements

First Known Use of close-grained

1754, in the meaning defined above

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“Close-grained.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close-grained. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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