Adjective "Grainy" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


  1. 'This honey is produced in the spring only, it is white and opaque, which clearly differentiates it from the others, and it has the best texture ever, creamy and slightly grainy.'
  2. 'Even the vanilla buttercream piped onto an otherwise agreeable vanilla cupcake had a grainy, crystallized texture on one of my visits, as if the ratio of butter to sugar had gone astray.'
  3. 'A grainy or gritty texture isn't considered a plus in the chocolate world.'
  4. 'My Toulouse sausages were wonderfully warm and spicy, with a marvellous grainy texture.'
  5. 'Using a pestle and mortar keeps the texture grainy and avoids making a slimy emulsion.'
  6. 'If you are going to be an infrequent user of your printer, try not to use refillables because they tend to dry around the heads and can cause grainy printing to thorough blockage of your printer head.'
  7. 'Some of the textures are grainy, and not all that attractive to look at in places.'
  8. 'Its flavour is slightly more earthy than the wheat version, and its texture more grainy.'
  9. 'This work is inseparable from the grainy, vivid texture of 16 mm.'
  10. 'The grainy, indistinct images show a familiar scene: an airport security x-ray checkpoint, much like any that you'd find at airports all around the world.'
  11. '‘I wanted the images to be grainy and kind of gritty.'
  12. 'Liam's voice, even though it is distinctive, it's different for the lone fact that no one else could sound as whiney, grainy and completely despondent with everything.'
  13. 'Spring, who did not realise the hitman was a wired undercover police officer, can be heard on the grainy recording making a chilling request for the girl to be ‘terminated’.'
  14. 'An excellent sample of the roots of country music, though the recordings are a little grainy.'
  15. 'I found that the sound was kind of grainy at times and seemed to cut out occasionally.'
  16. 'To my ears, it simply sounds like grainy, muddy ambient music and experiments in granular synthesis.'
(of wood) having prominent grain.
  1. 'He sat at the sturdy, grainy walnut table.'


1. resembling grain; granular.

2. full of grains or grain.

3. having a natural or simulated grain, as wood, wallpaper, etc.

4. Photography. (of a negative or positive) having a granular appearance.

More examples(as adjective)

"snaps can be grainy."

"pictures can be grainy."

"photographs can be grainy."

"videos can be grainy."

"photos can be grainy."

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