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[′kȯrs ¦grānd]
Having a coarse texture.
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1. See wide-ringed.

coarse-textured, coarse-grained, open-grained

Descriptive of wood having an open, porous cell structure that usually requires filling to provide a smooth finish.

wide-ringed, coarse-grained, open-grained

Descriptive of wood having wide annual rings, due to rapid growth; in softwood, usually weaker than narrow-ringed wood.
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In this paper, relying on the sandy pebble stratum in Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China, the influencing law of coarse-grained content on the macromechanical properties of sandy pebble soil was studied using the large-scale triaxial test of coarse-grained soil, on this basis, a particle discrete element numerical triaxial test platform was established, and the micromechanical parameters of sandy pebble soil of different coarse-grained content was studied using the discrete particle element numerical triaxial test (Yasin et al., 2017).
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