Definitions for "Graining"
Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins.
Painting or staining, in imitation of the grain of wood, stone, etc.
Roughening the smooth surface of rolled metal plates enabling them to better retain water. Plates are regrained to remove all traces of previous images to produce a fresh grain.
Irregularities in the crystal structure of a stone which show up as faint lines. As these travel throughout the stone they may be internal or external.
Internal Graining refers to internal irregular crystal growth. May appear milky, like faint lines or streaks, colored or reflective.
A clarity characteristic resulting from irregularities in the atomic arrangement of a growing crystal; Appears as faint single line or groups of lines.
A small European fresh-water fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dobule, and dace.
Keywords:  lye, spent, soap, softened, salt
A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is softened and the grain raised.
The process of separating soap from spent lye, as with salt.
The process of applying abrasives to metal printing plates to give them greater water-retention.