granular

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adjective gran·u·lar \ˈgran-yə-lər\

Definition of granular

  1. 1 :  consisting of or appearing to consist of granules :  grainy

  2. 2 :  finely detailed <granular reports>

granularity

play \ˌgran-yə-ˈler-ə-tē\ noun

Examples of granular in a sentence

  1. <icy, granular snow makes for terrible skiing—if you can, ski on light, powdery snow>

Origin and Etymology of granular

see granule


First Known Use: 1762


GRANULAR Defined for English Language Learners

granular

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adjective gran·u·lar \ˈgran-yə-lər\

Definition of granular for English Language Learners

  • : made of or appearing to be made of small pieces or granules


Medical Dictionary

granular

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adjective gran·u·lar \ˈgran-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of granular

  1. 1a:  consisting of or containing granules :  having a grainy textureb:  having granules with an affinity for specific biological stains <granular cytoplasm>

  2. 2:  having or marked by granulations <granular tissue>

granularity

\ˌgran-yə-ˈlar-ət-ē\play noun plural

granularities



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