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GRAIN, weight. The twenty-fourth part of a pennyweight.
     2. For scientific purposes the grain only is used, and sets of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downward to one hundredth of a grain.

GRAIN, corn. It signifies wheat, rye, barley, or other corn sown in the ground In Pennsylvania, a tenant for a certain term is entitled to the way- going crop. 5 inn. 289, 258; 2 Binn. 487; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 14.

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With the small-grain, low-noise silver halide materials Denisyuk helped to develop in the USSR, or with today's grainless photopolymers, a Denisyuk hologram--at its simplest and purest, a virtual image--is a full-parallax, distortion-free (if the image is relatively shallow), detailed reproduction of an object.
This highly sophisticated camera--one of only six in the world--produces a lush, full-color, high resolution, vividly detailed, virtually grainless surface, large format, contact photograph in just 70 seconds