Definition of Granulate

1. Verb. Form into grains.

Exact synonyms: Grain
Causes: Grain
Generic synonyms: Form
Derivative terms: Grain, Granulation



2. Verb. Become granular.
Exact synonyms: Grain
Generic synonyms: Change Form, Change Shape, Deform
Derivative terms: Grain

3. Verb. Form granulating tissue. "Wounds and ulcers can granulate"
Generic synonyms: Heal
Derivative terms: Granulation

Definition of Granulate

1. v. t. To form into grains or small masses; as, to granulate powder, sugar, or metal.

2. v. i. To collect or be formed into grains; as, cane juice granulates into sugar.

3. a. Consisting of, or resembling, grains; crystallized in grains; granular; as, granulated sugar.

Definition of Granulate

1. Verb. to segment into tiny grains or particles ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Granulate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

Medical Definition of Granulate

1. Of a surface: granular. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granulate

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granularisation
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granularization
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granulate (current term)
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granulated opium
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granulation
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granulationes
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Literary usage of Granulate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rhynchophora Or Weevils of North Eastern America by Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng (1916)
"Elytra deeply striate, striae coarsely punctured; intervals narrower, feebly convex, finely granulate. Abdomen of male polished and ..."

2. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"The surface of the exceedingly thick and massive lorica, while seeming to be simply granulate under a magnifying power of 300 diameters, is shown, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... more or less distinctly tetrahedral, all the faces with rather large often irregular areolae, the angles pellucid-margined, membrane finely granulate. ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"granulate» vn Be formed into grains, becora* granular, roughen. ... granulate, va grains Grant, n, I. Gift, boon, donation, benefaction, bounty, largess, ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1883)
"... occurs at a somewhat late period in the history of a wound, when it has begun to granulate, and that granulations have no lymphatics, and that therefore ..."

6. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"Nutlets truncate, granulate.—DISTRIB. Europe from Denmark southwards, N. Africa, W. Asia to the Caspian and Himalaya ; introd. in N. America. ..."

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