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gran·ule

 (grăn′yo͞ol)
n.
1. A small grain or pellet; a particle.
2. Geology A rock or mineral fragment larger than a sand grain and smaller than a pebble, between 2 and 4 millimeters in diameter.
3. Astronomy One of the small, transient, luminous markings in the photosphere of the sun.
4. Biology A cellular or cytoplasmic particle, especially one that stains readily.

[Late Latin grānulum, diminutive of Latin grānum, grain; see gr̥ə-no- in Indo-European roots.]
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granule

(ˈɡrænjuːl)
n
1. a small grain
2. (Geological Science) geology a single rock fragment in gravel, smaller than a pebble but larger than a sand grain
3. (Astronomy) astronomy another name for granulation5
[C17: from Late Latin grānulum a small grain]
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gran•ule

(ˈgræn yul)

n.
1. a little grain.
2. a small particle; pellet.
[1645–55; < Late Latin grānulum small grain. See grain, -ule]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granule - a tiny graingranule - a tiny grain        
microsome - a tiny granule in the cytoplasm that is where protein synthesis takes place under the direction of mRNA
chondrule - small granule (of e.g. chrysolite) found in some meteoric rocks
grain - a relatively small granular particle of a substance; "a grain of sand"; "a grain of sugar"
plastid - any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals containing pigments or starch or oil or protein
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granule

noun grain, scrap, molecule, particle, fragment, atom, crumb, jot, speck, iota granules of coarse-grain sea salt
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Translations
حُبيْبَه
zrnko
lille korn
smákorn, ögn
granuliuotasgrūdėtas
granulagraudiņš

granule

[ˈgrænjuːl] N [of sugar etc] → gránulo m
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granule

[ˈgrænjl] ngranule m
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granule

nKörnchen nt
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granule

[ˈgrænjuːl] ngranello
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

granule

(ˈgrӕnjuːl) noun
a very small particle. a granule of sugar.
ˈgranular adjective
ˈgranulated (-lei-) adjective
broken into tiny particles. granulated sugar.
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gran·ule

n. gránulo, partícula pequeña formada de gránulos;
acidophil ______ acidófilo, que acepta colorantes ácidos;
basophil ______ basófilo, que acepta colorantes básicos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

granule

n gránulo
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He was sure that since her disappearance from home this great, water-girt city held her somewhere, but it was like a monstrous quicksand, shifting its particles constantly, with no foundation, its upper granules of to-day buried to-morrow in ooze and slime.
Henry Hunnings, an English clergyman, hit upon the happy idea of using carbon in the form of small granules. And one of the Bell experts, named White, improved the Hunnings transmitter into its present shape.
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Horizon Pharma announced that the FDA has accepted Horizon's new drug application, or NDA, for Procysbi delayed-release oral granules in packets.
A method comprising an operation in which a collection of granules comprising a plurality of granular coagula are obtained from a liquid mixture comprising filler and rubber latex solution, and an operation in which the collection of granules is compressed under conditions satisfying Formula I; 3 [less than or equal to] Px Da [less than or equal to] 500 (P indicates pressure [kgf/ [cm.sup.2]] applied to the collection of granules.
While gradually digesting the business pressure of the finished drugs, the Group has accelerated the expansion of the concentrated TCM granules business.
3M's innovative smog-reducing roofing granules that reduce air pollution have a new champion.
An essential manufacturing process which is used to form aggregated granules from a powder, it enhances the properties of a drug through material densification and is widely used as an intermediate process within solid dosage manufacturing.
The results of their work provide information regarding the relationship between the structure, composition and architecture of starch granules and their pasting behavior.