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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
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In the complex microprophries is very fine grained with orthoclase, perthite, quartz, biotite, magnetite, epidote as major minerals.
The former development of fine grained steels for bearings has been mainly conducted by steel manufacturers by themselves or in cooperation with bearing manufacturers collaboratively.
by smoothing out the nails with some fine grained sandpaper.
Security Sheriff enhances SharePoint security by adding very fine grained security to control who can access content, as well as control how they can distribute that content both within the organization and with third parties, said Jason Garbis, Cryptzone s Vice President of Products.
Traditional couscous, which is fine grained, or Mediterranean couscous (also called Israeli or pearl couscous) is actually pasta, but cooks like grains.
The sandstones are whitish grey, fine grained, well sorted, dolomitic, silty and glauconitic.
The laboratory determination of permeability requires a considerable time and effort especially in case of fine grained soils.
These ores are alternating laminations of fine grained hematite and oolitic hematite, both with interstitial quartz., i.e., the ores are siliceous taconite banded iron formations.
The manufacture and resharpening of indexable ceramic inserts for milling and drilling could get a boost from electro discharge dressing (ECDD), according to Hans Tonshoff; Institute of Production Engineering, Hannover, Germany Without ECDD, low material removal rates and frequent dressing of a fine grained diamond grinding wheel are needed to achieve quality edges on these inserts, which are typically made of ceramics such as aluminum oxide.