silver grain

noun

Definition of silver grain

: the lines or figures of the medullary rays on various woods (such as oak or bird's-eye maple) in longitudinal or tangential sections

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“Silver grain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver%20grain. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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