- Present participle of grain.
(countable and uncountable, plural grainings)
- The practice of imitating woodgrain on a surface.
- Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins.
- A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is softened and the grain raised.
- (soap manufacture) The process of separating soap from spent lye, as with salt.
- A small European freshwater fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); the dobule or dace.