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Meaning of GRANULAR

Pronunciation:  'granyulur

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having a granular structure like that of chondrites
  2. [adj]  composed of or covered with relatively large particles; "granular sugar"; "gritty sand"
 
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 Synonyms: chondritic, coarse, coarse-grained, farinaceous, grainy, granulose, gritty, mealy, sandy
 
 Antonyms: achondritic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gran"u*lar\, a. [Cf. F. granulaire. See {Granule}.]
Consisting of, or resembling, grains; as, a granular
substance.

{Granular limestone}, crystalline limestone, or marble,
   having a granular structure.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arenaceous, arenarious, atomic, breccial, brecciated, coarse, coarse-grained, comminuted, corpuscular, cross-grained, embryonic, evanescent, germinal, grained, grainy, granulate, granulated, gravelly, gritty, gross, impalpable, imperceptible, imponderable, inappreciable, indiscernible, infinitesimal, intangible, invisible, microcosmic, microscopic, molecular, pebbled, pebbly, rough, sabulous, sandy, shingled, shingly, subatomic, tenuous, thin, ultramicroscopic, unrefined, unseeable
 

 

 

 

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