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

Recent Examples on the Web In a bowl, whisk together eggs and granulated sugar until pale and slightly thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, "Lavender Madeleines," 10 Mar. 2020 In an electric mixer on low speed, mix the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar for 1 to 2 minutes until the mixture looks like wet sand. 6. Lisa Yockelson, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Stir peanut-butter cups into blondies for every favorite childhood taste in spades," 17 June 2019 From a nutritional standpoint, molasses has the same amount of calories as granulated sugar. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Quick, easy Pineapple Raisin Muffins freeze well," 16 Apr. 2020 Whisk eggs, granulated sugar, ½ teaspoon salt and half the vodka together in a bowl. Beth Segal, cleveland, "The best thing to have in your pantry: Vodka! And here are 3 great recipes to prove it," 6 Apr. 2020 In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium-high, beat butter and granulated sugar until pale and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Chris Ross, chicagotribune.com, "Cookie is a triple treat for ginger lovers," 9 Dec. 2019 Variations: Use brown sugar instead of granulated for a butterscotch-like flavor, or add a 1/2 cup of chocolate chips and lightly press cookie mounds down with your palm instead of a fork. Daniela Galarza, New York Times, "Three-Ingredient Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookies," 15 Apr. 2020 In an electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment, on medium speed, beat together the olive oil and 3/4 cup granulated sugar until thickened and golden. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Eggless Citrus Upside-Down Cake," 8 Apr. 2020 In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium-high, beat butter and granulated sugar until pale and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Chris Ross, Twin Cities, "Martha Stewart Living’s ‘Cookie Perfection’ timed for holiday baking," 11 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of granulate

1666, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Granulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granulate. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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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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