grainier

grainy

[grey-nee]
adjective, grainier, grainiest.
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.

Origin:
1605–15; grain + -y1

graininess, noun
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grainy (ˈɡreɪnɪ)
 
adj , grainier, grainiest
1.  resembling, full of, or composed of grain; granular
2.  resembling the grain of wood, leather, etc
3.  photog having poor definition because of large grain size
 
'graininess
 
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