from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of or resembling grains.
  • Having small and even elevations resembling grains: as, granulated leather; the granulated root of a plant, as Saxifraga granulata.
  • In ceramics, decorated with color in spots, or mottled. See soufflé.
  • In pathology: Having little grain-like fleshy bodies filling up the cavities, as ulcers and suppurating wounds.
  • Characterized by the presence of small grain-like bodies: as, a granulated liver.

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

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of granulate.
  • adjective Formed into, or composed of granules

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

  • adjective made grainy or formed into granules


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