gran·​u·​late | \ ˈgran-yə-ˌlāt How to pronounce granulate (audio) \
granulated; granulating

Definition of granulate

transitive verb

: to form or crystallize into grains or granules

intransitive verb

: to form granulations an open granulating wound

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granulator \ ˈgran-​yə-​ˌlā-​tər How to pronounce granulator (audio) \ noun

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In blender, combine eggs, milk, flour, cream, salt, remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and vanilla seeds and pulp (discard pod). The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Vanilla Bean Clafoutis with Raspberries and Nectarines," 2 Aug. 2019 In a small saucepan, combine blueberries, 3 Tbsp granulated sugar, and 1 Tbsp lemon juice. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Blueberry & Nectarine Semifreddo," 18 July 2019 Carolina Vinegar Sauce: 4 cups apple cider vinegar 1 cup Heinz ketchup 1/4 cup honey 1 Tbsp crushed red pepper 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp nutmeg 2 Tbsp smoked paprika 2 Tbsp granulated garlic 1 Tbsp salt Mix together in a bowl. Kelly Vaughan,, "BBQ Recipes," 22 June 2018 The Mary Jane Brownie Yield: 24 brownies 4 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups granulated sugar 2 cups cocoa powder 1 ½ teaspoon salt 1 Tbsp. baking powder 2 cups applesauce ½ cup agave 1 ½ cups sunflower oil 3 Tbsp. Kathleen Mulpeter,, "This Vegan Chocolate Brownie Is Made With CBD Oil," 20 Apr. 2018 Grate the zest from one orange for every 1/3 cup granulated sugar. 2. Jill O'connor,, "Cookbook celebrates versatility of oranges," 26 Mar. 2018 Sprinkle matcha over poached eggs to intensify their savoriness, or cream butter with matcha and granulated sugar, then spread it over toasted brioche. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appetit, "What Is Matcha, the Powder Turning the World Green?," 20 Mar. 2018 Elizabeth Chambers Hammer’s Banana Pudding 12 large eggs 2 cups granulated sugar 8 Tbsp. Ana Calderone,, "Elizabeth Chambers Hammer Shares Her Family Recipe for the 'Ultimate Comfort Food'," 9 Mar. 2018 While the wings are cooking, prepare the sauce: In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, whisk granulated garlic into hot sauce and bring to a simmer., "Buffalo Duck Wings," 29 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of granulate

1666, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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gran·​u·​late | \ ˈgran-yə-ˌlāt How to pronounce granulate (audio) \
granulated; granulating

Medical Definition of granulate

transitive verb

: to form or crystallize (as sugar) into grains or granules

intransitive verb

: to form granulations as soon as the ulcer is granulating and free from slough— R. H. Nyquist

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