Examples of grainy in a Sentence
The mustard has a grainy texture.
grainy sand kept it off the rankings as one of the nation's best beaches
Recent Examples of grainy from the Web
The moment, captured in a tall, grainy cell-phone video was posted to Facebook by bar patron Shane Rice, before Thompson got ahold of it and uploaded it to the Callaghan's fan page.
The movie is shot with grainy 16-millimeter film, and there’s a quiet confusion to much of the story, which takes place largely at night by Brooklyn’s beaches, where unseen waves crash in the distance.
Eggs boiled to a jammy consistency (6 minutes!) and smashed on grainy toast, topped with anchovies, a squeeze of fresh lemon, and a fistful of tender herbs.
Here is the play in which Tannehill went down: The grainy video is consistent with all instability.
Higher film speeds tend to create grainy photos, especially when the photos are enlarged.
The jury saw grainy video footage of her buying bandages and skin-care products.
In 2007, grainy surveillance video from a Las Vegas casino showed Simpson leaving a sports memorabilia dealer's hotel room and heading back into the national spotlight.
One product of his southern trip was Nashville hot chicken, for which bird parts are brined, seasoned with cayenne and garlic, breaded and fried until crisp and deep golden, served drizzled with honey and house made grainy mustard and pickle slices.
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First Known Use of grainy
Synonymsgrained, coarse, granular, granulated
Antonymsdusty, fine, floury, powdery, superfine, ultrafine
Related Wordsunfiltered, unrefined; earthy, gravelly, gritty, sandy; pebbly, rocky, stony (also stoney); coarse-grained, cracked, kibbled, lumpy, mealy
Near Antonymsbuttery, smooth, velvety; filtered, levigated, refined; close-grained, comminuted, ground, micronized, milled, mulled, pestled, pulverized, reduced, triturated
GRAINY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grainy for English Language Learners
: not smooth or fine
of a photograph : not clear or sharp because of having a picture formed from many dots that are large enough to be seen
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