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Webster 1913 Edition


Graining

Grain′ing

,
Noun.
1.
Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins.
Locke.
2.
A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is softened and the grain raised.
3.
Painting or staining, in imitation of the grain of wood, stone, etc.
4.
(Soap Making)
The process of separating soap from spent lye, as with salt.

Grain′ing

,
Noun.
(Zool.)
A small European fresh-water fish (
Leuciscus vulgaris
); – called also
dobule
, and
dace
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Graining

GRA'INING

,
Noun.
Indentation.
1.
A fish of the dace kind.

Definition 2022


graining

graining

English

Verb

graining

  1. present participle of grain

Noun

graining (countable and uncountable, plural grainings)

  1. The practice of imitating woodgrain on a surface.
  2. Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Locke to this entry?)
  3. A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is softened and the grain raised.
  4. (soap manufacture) The process of separating soap from spent lye, as with salt.
  5. A small European freshwater fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); the dobule or dace.

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