Against the Grain


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Against the Grain

The practice of folding paper or feeding it into a printer in a direction other than the one in which the fibers of the paper run. Going against the grain leads to bulkier material and as such is rarely recommended, especially in marketing.
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Like Against The Grain, Pusey Street Lady, who won the 6f handicap at Doncaster at 40-1, fit the bill nicely.
Sixteen days later, Steve SmithEccles rode him to Triumph Hurdle victory over Against The Grain. Next season he finished seventh to stablemate See You Then in the Champion Hurdle.
By definition, green sets itself against the grain of a consumer culture that refuses to acknowledge that its continuing expansion may well be checked, disastrously, by ever-dwindling natural resources.
On one level the authors go somewhat against the grain by suggesting that peasant traders there have gained in autonomy in recent decades due to the decay both of vertical control of trade by kurakas/mallkus and by the town's urban mestizo elite.
Against the grain of standing paragoni, such an interactive contextuality is dialogic rather than hierarchical.
It may go against the grain to back Cheltenham runners at shorter than 2-1 but I'd sooner go against the grain than against any of these.
Buttner's images, which run against the grain of the "good brushstroke," attest to an obsessive desire for erasure, an impulse to subject redemptive ideologies to a painterly torture.
It goes against the grain to pay 27 points and more to get with Leeds, no matter how many Hull regulars could miss the journey east.
A spokesman for internet firm Lycos said: "The results seem to go against the grain of long- cherished dating myths."
Hughes's ideas were imposing; he envisioned an Augustan showcase of art that would go against the grain of contemporary trends.
IT goes against the grain for thoroughly modern Ahmed to take orders from a mere woman.
Neff structures her photographs like abstract paintings, blocking them into geometric sections that go against the grain of the blur.