- (also engrain) [with object] Firmly fix or establish (a habit, belief, or attitude) in a person: they trivialize the struggle and further ingrain the long-standing attitudesMore example sentences
- She's a race-walking instructor who bubbles with enthusiasm, armed with clever similes and a rigid attitude about ingraining proper technique.
- I've been trying to do more, lately, but I have a hard time ingraining things as habit sometimes.
- Posted calligraphy engrains the warrior code of Bushido and expounds the philosophical roots of kendo.
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- (Of a textile) composed of fibres which have been dyed different colours before being woven.More example sentences
- Aniline black for cotton was the first ingrain color, or dye developed directly on the fiber.
- these historical Ingrain dyes for cotton developed in the 1950's are now rarely used for solid-shade dyeing.
- The dots which are represented on the groundwork of the initial are worked in back stitching; these may be worked in scarlet ingrain cotton if desired.