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gran·u·late

 (grăn′yə-lāt′)
v. gran·u·lat·ed, gran·u·lat·ing, gran·u·lates
v.tr.
1. To form into grains or granules.
2. To make rough and grainy.
v.intr.
To become granular or grainy.

gran′u·la′tive adj.
gran′u·la′tor n.

granulate

(ˈɡrænjʊˌleɪt)
vb
1. (tr) to make into grains
2. to make or become roughened in surface texture
3. (Physiology) (intr) (of a wound, ulcer, etc) to form granulation tissue
ˈgranulative adj
ˈgranuˌlator, ˈgranuˌlater n

gran•u•late

(ˈgræn yəˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to form into granules or grains.
2. to make rough on the surface.
v.i.
3. to become granular.
[1660–70]
gran′u•lat`er, gran′u•la`tor, n.

granulate


Past participle: granulated
Gerund: granulating

Imperative
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Present
I granulate
you granulate
he/she/it granulates
we granulate
you granulate
they granulate
Preterite
I granulated
you granulated
he/she/it granulated
we granulated
you granulated
they granulated
Present Continuous
I am granulating
you are granulating
he/she/it is granulating
we are granulating
you are granulating
they are granulating
Present Perfect
I have granulated
you have granulated
he/she/it has granulated
we have granulated
you have granulated
they have granulated
Past Continuous
I was granulating
you were granulating
he/she/it was granulating
we were granulating
you were granulating
they were granulating
Past Perfect
I had granulated
you had granulated
he/she/it had granulated
we had granulated
you had granulated
they had granulated
Future
I will granulate
you will granulate
he/she/it will granulate
we will granulate
you will granulate
they will granulate
Future Perfect
I will have granulated
you will have granulated
he/she/it will have granulated
we will have granulated
you will have granulated
they will have granulated
Future Continuous
I will be granulating
you will be granulating
he/she/it will be granulating
we will be granulating
you will be granulating
they will be granulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been granulating
you have been granulating
he/she/it has been granulating
we have been granulating
you have been granulating
they have been granulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been granulating
you will have been granulating
he/she/it will have been granulating
we will have been granulating
you will have been granulating
they will have been granulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been granulating
you had been granulating
he/she/it had been granulating
we had been granulating
you had been granulating
they had been granulating
Conditional
I would granulate
you would granulate
he/she/it would granulate
we would granulate
you would granulate
they would granulate
Past Conditional
I would have granulated
you would have granulated
he/she/it would have granulated
we would have granulated
you would have granulated
they would have granulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.granulate - form into grains
form - assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads"
2.granulate - become granular
change form, change shape, deform - assume a different shape or form
3.granulate - form granulating tissue; "wounds and ulcers can granulate"
heal - get healthy again; "The wound is healing slowly"

granulate

verb
To break up into tiny particles:
Translations

granulate

[ˈgrænjʊleɪt] VT [+ salt, sugar, soil, metal] → granular; [+ surface] → hacer granuloso

granulate

vtgranulieren, körnen; leatherrauen
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