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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To form into grains or granules.
  • intransitive verb To make rough and grainy.
  • intransitive verb To become granular or grainy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as granulated or granular.
  • To form into grains: as, to granulate powder or sugar.
  • To raise in granules; make rough on the surface.
  • To become formed into grains; become granular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To form into grains or small masses.
  • transitive verb To raise in granules or small asperities; to make rough on the surface.
  • intransitive verb To collect or be formed into grains.
  • adjective Consisting of, or resembling, grains; crystallized in grains; granular.
  • adjective Having numerous small elevations, as shagreen.
  • adjective a variety of steel made by a particular process beginning with the granulation of pig iron.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to segment into tiny grains or particles
  • adjective Consisting of, or resembling, grains; crystallized in grains; granular.
  • adjective Having numerous small elevations, like shagreen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb form granulating tissue
  • verb become granular
  • verb form into grains

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