fine-grained
fine-grained fine-grained adj. 1. consisting of fine particles.

Syn: powdered, powdery, pulverized, small-grained. [WordNet 1.5]

2. dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells.

Syn: close-grained. [WordNet 1.5]

3. involving careful consideration of details and fine distinctions; -- of conceptual schemas; as, fine-grained distinctions.

Syn: detailed. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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