flat grain

noun

Definition of flat grain

: a grain in lumber parallel or nearly parallel with the face of the piece (as of veneering stock) that is produced by sawing nearly at right angles to the annual rings

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“Flat grain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flat%20grain. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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