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GRANULAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does granular mean? 

GRANULAR (adjective)
  The adjective GRANULAR has 2 senses:

1. composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
2. having a granular structure like that of chondrites

  Familiarity information: GRANULAR used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRANULAR (adjective)


Sense 1granular [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

Synonyms:

coarse-grained; grainy; granular; granulose; gritty; farinaceous; mealy

Context examples:

granular sugar / the photographs were grainy and indistinct / it left a mealy residue

Similar:

coarse; harsh (of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles)


Sense 2granular [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having a granular structure like that of chondrites

Synonyms:

chondritic; granular


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