grainy grainy  /ˈɡreɪ ni/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

Usage(s):

  1. There's a grainy amateur video of the event in which you can see him mumble his name into the microphone and then do his thing for about 60 sec.
  2. E-Mail a Friend Virtual Fetus Ultrasound images allow expectant parents to see grainy images of their developing fetus.
  3. Some locals brandish grainy pictures of what could be anything from a log to a boat, and swear it is evidence of the outsize serpent.

News

  1. Meet the film noir bandit

    A wannabe thief tried to filch a stack of cash from a Staten Island ATM with a stolen credit card - but all he got was this grainy, cinematic snapshot from a surveillance camera.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New York Daily News

  2. LG Envoy II (U.S. Cellular)

    Editor's Rating: User Rating: Good: The LG Envoy II has an extremely user-friendly interface and several shortcut buttons to launch frequently used applications. Bad: The Envoy II has a grainy display with a narrow viewing angle, a nonstandard headset jack, and its power/end button is inconveniently located. Bottom Line: With its low-end specs and mediocre camera, the Envoy II isn't worth buying ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Lincoln Hotel Surveillance Video

    Binghamton Police have released some grainy surveillance video that may help them determine who set fire to the Lincoln Hotel. Police say this video shows 3 individuals entering the building on Clinton Street shortly after 4 pm on June 6th. The same people are seen leaving shortly after. At almost 6:30 that evening, fire was reported at the back of the vacant hotel. The blaze that gutted the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: News Channel 34 Binghamton

Quotes

  1. "I don't know what's happening with China," added Jacquelin. "But I've had a good feeling here, I don't know why. I'm getting used to playing the grainy greens, maybe, so I'm doing pretty well."
    on Nov 24, 2007 By: Raphael Jacquelin Source: Reuters UK

  2. "They (the greens) are a bit grainy which can be difficult for the Europeans to adapt to sometimes, but I got a pretty good lesson from Vani Kapoor yesterday," said Siem. "She is a young 16 year old scratch player, probably the best young...
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Marcel Siem Source: ESPN.co.uk

  3. "In the demonstrations that followed Iran's presidential elections, grainy cell phone footage of a young woman's bloody murder provided a digital indictment of the government's brutality," Clinton said. "We've seen reports that when Iranians...
    on Jan 21, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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