Definition of overgrain in English:

overgrain

verb

  • with object To grain over (a surface that has already been grained) so as to produce additional lights and shades. Also without object. Compare "grain".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From over- + grain.

Pronunciation

overgrain

/ˌəʊvəˈɡreɪn/