To cut across the grain.
Wood cut across the grain; to cut a piece of lumber perpendicular to its length.
refers to a corduroy fabric which has the pile cut in a weftwise direction, forming squares or rectangles on the surface.
A cut which runs across the board perpendicular to the grain.
Envelopes cut so that the paper grain is perpendicular to the paper side seam fold. This makes the envelope more difficult to fold. .
Runs perpendicular to the log axis, resulting in a cutting surface that shows the annual growing rings and medullary rays.
Access tunnel driven to cut the lode.
Envelopes cut so that the paper grain is perpendicular to the paper side seam fold. This increases folding difficulty.