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1. Composed or appearing to be composed of granules or grains: granular sugar; granular snow.
a. Having a high level of detail, as in a set of data: a more granular report that shows daily rather than weekly sales figures.
b. Consisting of multiple diverse or discrete elements: granular income streams from a variety of tenants.
3. Biology Containing granules: granular cells.

gran′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
gran′u·lar·ly adv.


1. the state or quality of being grainy or granular
2. the state or quality of being composed of many individual pieces or elements
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Noun1.granularity - the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
sandiness - a texture resembling that of sand
References in classic literature ?
His hands, which were of a rough, coarse grain, were very dirty; his fingernails were crooked, long, and yellow.
Thus we estimate coarse grain production of around 30 million tonnes against last year's Kharif output of 32.
The combination of several power switches has made coarse grain the commonly opted method and it is clubbed thereby forming the feed for the logic block.
The present paper focused on the oxidation behavior of fine and coarse grain samples prepared by solution annealing process exposed in dry air at temperature of 700[degrees]C with respect to oxidation kinetics.
The Food Subsidy Bill, aimed at providing 5kg of rice wheat or coarse grain per month per person to nearly 810 million of India's 1.
27 billion tonnes of coarse grain including corn, barley and oats, up 9.
Milk production estimates for 2012 and projections for 2013 show a continued, albeit slow, growth and reflect the impact of climatic conditions, which heavily affected coarse grain production in 2012 and led to a sharp increase in feed costs.
announced the release of the V-Meter MK IV, ultrasonic pulse velocity system for finding voids, crack and determining other material properties in concrete, wood, ceramic, masonry and other coarse grain materials.
With total cereal production barely meeting consumption, international prices are likely to stay high, especially in the wheat and coarse grain markets," it said.
It is seen that prior to the SMAT, the original sample is featured by its coarse grain, and the grain size is in a range of 100-200 [micro]m (Fig.
The points are available with aluminum oxide or silicon carbide abrasives; very-fine to coarse grain sizes; soft, medium and hard bonds; and 1/4" and 1/8" shanks.
Total coarse grain consumption in the feed industry in 2008/09 is forecast to reach 632 million tonnes, up by less than one percent from the previous season.