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1. Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough.

2. Dyed in grain; ingrained. Persons lightly dipped, not grained, in generous honesty, are but pale in goodness. (Sir t. Browne)

3. Painted or stained in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.

4. (Science: botany) Having tubercles or grainlike processes, as the petals or sepals of some flowers.

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Re: AP Bio Question

Fin-grained is dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells;

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by khan93
Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: AP Bio Question
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AP Bio Question

What is a fine grained and a coarse grained environment? Thanks, Donal.

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by BioDon
Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: AP Bio Question
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... making sure you leave at least 5 cm at the top for them to roam around. Wet the soil a little to ensure their tunnels do not collapse(dry, large grained sand is a recipe for tunnel collapses and unhappy little critters). To stock your farm I suggest you start by just capturing a group of workers ...

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by grave
Fri Aug 25, 2006 1:14 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: ant queen
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The Fiber Disease

... biodegradation were more associated with the type and form of the natural component than with the synthetic component. Application of the coarse-grained fillers caused damage in the form of less numerous but larger changes. When a fine-grain filler was used, the changes in the polymeric material ...

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by London
Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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