Definition of cross-grained in English:

cross-grained

Line breaks: cross-grained
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒsɡreɪnd
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of timber) having a grain that runs across the regular grain.
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    • Complementing the bookmatched crotch mahogany veneers of the panels and drawer faces are the cross-grained rosewood facings of the finial plinth, doorframes, and drawer banding.
    • The lower portions of the bookcase doors have panels of crotch mahogany set within cross-grained and mitred satinwood surrounds.
    • The drawer openings were defined by cross-grained half-round moldings glued directly to the case.

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