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  • n  a texture like that of wood
  • v  thoroughly work in
  • v  paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
  • v  form into grains
  • v  become granular

  • So little in art is new: what Mantegna was doing with this play of illusion was not so far from the wood graining and stencils in Georges Braque's Cubist paintings more than 400 .
  • His technique, which he calls intaglio, is really a combination of many methodsengraving, etching with acid, gouging, graining with sand.
  • Moreover, Braque had been a house painter's apprentice and thoroughly understood the techniques of wood graining and false-finishing.

  • Nico Rosberg in Yahoo! Eurosport UK
    We've had a productive day and I am feeling comfortable in the car although the tyres were a challenge again with graining and various issues,Rosberg stated. "The option didn't seem to work well but it was the same for everyone and we made...
  • Mark Webber in USA Today
    We were pleasantly surprised with the pace,Webber said. "We're going to have a tight fight with everyone tomorrow, but the car ran really well. There was some graining with the option tire, but they'll get better as the track rubbers in."

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