from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small grain or pellet; a particle.
- n. Geology A rock or mineral fragment larger than a sand grain and smaller than a pebble, between 2 and 4 millimeters in diameter.
- n. Astronomy One of the small, transient, brilliant markings in the photosphere of the sun.
- n. Biology A cellular or cytoplasmic particle, especially one that stains readily.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tiny grain, a small particle.
- n. A small structure in a cell.
- n. A particle from 2 to 4 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale
- n. a small mark in the photosphere of the sun caused by convection currents. See also Wikipedia:Granule (solar physics).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A little grain; a small particle; a pellet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little grain; a fine particle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tiny grain
Each granule is about the size of a terrestrial continent.
The active ingredient in this granule is Methoprene.
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"The barrier to decreasing the size of the granule is the ability to do it with all the controls in place at the server," he says.
Several research teams are seeking to decipher the intricate signaling mechanisms that govern the proliferation of cells called granule neuron progenitors (GNPs).
Instead of the clean white granule which is the sole residue when the Fly has finished her joint, the insect with the long probe has a plateful of leavings, not seldom soiled with the brownish tinge of food that has gone bad.
"We concluded that the inhibition exhibited by a specific type of neurons called granule cells in the olfactory bulb [a part of mouse forebrain and the first relay station in the smelling pathway] control the speed of processing different smells.
He placed a potash granule on the tip of his tongue and grinned.
Read the instructions for manufacturer recommendations for powder and granule size (fg, ffg, fffg). ffffg is only needed for the powder pan on a flintlock.
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