Sentence Examples


  • The wood is heavy, strong; and very close-grained and used in turnery.
  • The wood is hard, heavy, close-grained and of a fine red colour.
  • The wood is light, soft and close-grained, but not strong.
  • The best kind of charcoal is that of close-grained pine or alder; it is cut in short prisms, having a flat smooth surface at right angles to the rings of growth.
  • Virginiana, is also known as ironwood from its very hard, tight, close-grained wood.