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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.
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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
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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.
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granulate


Past participle: granulated
Gerund: granulating

Imperative
granulate
granulate
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
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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"
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granulate

verb
To break up into tiny particles:
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Translations

granulate

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

vtgranulieren, körnen; leatherrauen
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