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in•grain



Pronunciation: (
v.in-grān';
adj., n.in'grān"),
[key]
v.t.
to implant or fix deeply and firmly, as in the nature or mind.

adj.
1. ingrained; firmly fixed.
2. (of fiber or yarn) dyed in a raw state, before being woven or knitted.
3. made of fiber or yarn so dyed: ingrain fabric.
4. (of carpets) made of ingrain yarn and so woven as to show a different pattern on each side; reversible.

n.
1. yarn, wool, etc., dyed before manufacture.
2. an ingrain carpet. Also,engrain (for defs. 1, 2).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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