granular
granular gran"u*lar (gr[a^]n"[-u]*l[~e]r), a. [Cf. F. granulaire. See {Granule}.] Consisting of, or resembling, grains; as, a granular substance. [1913 Webster]

{granular limestone}, crystalline limestone, or marble, having a granular structure. [1913 Webster]


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  • granular — GRANULÁR, Ă, granulari, e, adj. Care se compune din granule, care are aspect de granule, cu granule; granulos. – Din fr. granulaire. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GRANULÁR adj. granulos, grăunţos, (pop.) zgră bunţos. (Substanţă… …   Dicționar Român

  • granular — verbo transitivo 1. Formar (una persona o una cosa) gra nos en [una cosa]: Vamos a granular la pared del salón. verbo pronominal 1. Formarse granos en ( …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • granular — UK US /ˈɡrænjʊlər/ US  /ˈɡrænjələr/ adjective ► including small details: »The analysis needs to be more granular. »We need a broad picture, not the granular details of people s buying habits …   Financial and business terms

  • granular — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: granular granulando granulado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. granulo granulas granula granulamos… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • granular — • granular adj. • granularity n. Getting down to the fine details, the nitty gritty. Busy people might stop you mid sentence if you get too granular. Like sand through an hourglass, these are the days of our lives …   Business English jargon and slang

  • granular — 1. que macroscópicamente parece o se siente como arena. 2. que microscópicamente presenta un número variable de partículas en su interior o en su superficie, como un granulocito teñido. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la… …   Diccionario médico

  • granular — 1794, from L.L. granulum granule, dim. of L. granum grain, seed (see CORN (Cf. corn) (1)) + AR (Cf. ar). Replaced granulous (late 14c.). Related: Granularity …   Etymology dictionary

  • granular — v. tr. 1. Dar forma de grânulo a. • adj. 2 g. 2. Semelhante ao grão, na forma. 3. Composto de pequenos grãos.   ‣ Etimologia: grânulo + ar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • granular — ► ADJECTIVE 1) resembling or consisting of granules. 2) having a roughened surface or structure. DERIVATIVES granularity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • granular — [gran′yə lər] adj. [< LL granulum (see GRANULE) + AR] 1. containing or consisting of grains or granules 2. like grains or granules 3. having a grainy surface granularity [gran′yo͞olər′ə tē, gran′yəler′ə tē] n. granularly adv …   English World dictionary

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