raised grain

raised grain

1. In dressed softwood lumber, surfaces in which the hard summerwood is raised above the soft springwood.
2. In hardwoods, fibers protruding above the normal surface; usually caused by wetting.
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After controlling for diesel prices, the weather, total freight demand, and the size of the harvest, the researchers conclude that "railcar auctions were used as a mechanism to allocate scarce capacity to the customers with the highest willingness to pay for it." Some of those customers--the ones who outbid competing grain shippers--were "flour millers in Minneapolis [who] were prepared to pay a premium to avoid supply disruptions." Congestion created by oil shipments traveling on the tracks traditionally used for wheat thus appears to have raised grain transportation costs which were in turn largely absorbed by grain purchasers.
EXPERTS RECOMMEND CUTTING TOOLS BE KEPT SHARP TO AVOID PROBLEMS OF RAISED GRAIN. PRE-BORING IS RECOMMENDED.
The Great Lie by Myrrha Stanford-Smith Kit Marlowe was stabbing at the raised grain of the table with a ruined quill, his papers pushed to one side.
Lightly sand the first coat of varnish (when completely dry) to remove any debris and raised grain. Clean off the sanding dust before applying further coats.
Some folks raised hackles and some folks raised grain.
A rating of 2 indicated that some areas of the block had been affected by fungal growth and showed small areas of raised grain. An evaluation of 3 indicated the entire block had been affected by the fungi and showed raised grain, but the tool could still create an easily sandable surface.
The couple had two children, Lloyd and Lola, and raised grain, hay, beef, dairy cattle, chickens and sheep.
His parents raised grain and livestock on a 65-hectare farm 80 kilometers outside of town.
If the raised grain is severe, it can cause cracks in paint, particularly in oil-based paints.
(The mildly abrasive surface helps knock down raised grain.)
At the same time, however, the high court confirmed the constitutionality of the Shiga prefectural government's payment of 600,000 yen to farmers who raised grain to be offered for the rite.