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  1. grain·y
    IPA[ˈɡrānē]
  2. adjective

    • 1. granular:

      a juicy, grainy texture
    • 2. showing visible grains of emulsion, as characteristic of old photographs or modern high-speed film.

    • 3. (of sound, especially recorded music or a voice) having a rough or gravelly quality:

      the grainy sound of bootleg cassettes
    • 4. (of wood) having prominent grain.

    • adjective

      granular:

      showing visible grains of emulsion, as characteristic of old photographs or modern high-speed film.

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