granulate

verb
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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Other Words from granulate

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

Examples of granulate in a Sentence

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Add 2 cups granulated sugar and simmer until the sugar dissolves. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, "How to Can Peaches at Home to Eat All Winter Long," 1 July 2019 Easy Pickled Red Onions 1 red onion 1 to 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup red wine vinegar Peppercorns Fennel seeds Red pepper flakes Mustard seeds Fresh rosemary or thyme Slice the onions into 1/4-inch-wide half moons. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Pulled chicken BBQ on a toasted bun," 18 June 2019 In a bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, and granulated sugar to blend them. Lisa Yockelson, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Strawberry shortcakes are one of the joys of berry season," 14 May 2018 Whisk together flour, buttermilk, granulated sugar, light brown sugar, eggs, lemon zest and juice, butter, and salt. Dawn Perry, Country Living, "Lemon-Buttermilk Tart," 7 Feb. 2018 In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat granulated sugar and butter on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Desert Bloom Cupcakes," 15 Feb. 2019 Whisk together flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, cardamom, and salt in a bowl. Kate Merker, Country Living, "Cast-Iron Apple-Blackberry Crumble with Sour Cream Whip," 13 Aug. 2018 Using an electric mixer, beat butter and granulated sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 3 to 4 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Double White Chocolate Cake," 29 Nov. 2018 Place pretzels, one-half cup butter and 3 ¼ tablespoons granulated sugar in a mixing bowl. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Menu at Porch, Louisville's newest downtown hit, 'speaks to everyone'," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of granulate

1666, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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granulate

verb
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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