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Definitions for granulate
ˈgræn yəˌleɪtgran·u·late

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. granulate, grainverb

    form into grains

  2. granulate, grainverb

    become granular

  3. granulateverb

    form granulating tissue

    "wounds and ulcers can granulate"


  1. granulateverb

    to segment into tiny grains or particles

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Granulateverb

    I have observed, in many birds, the gullet, before its entrance into the gizzard, to be much dilated, and thick set, or as it were granulated with a multitude of glandules, each whereof was provided with its excretory vessel. John Ray.

  2. To GRANULATEverb

    To be formed into small grains.

    Etymology: granuler, Fr. from granum, Latin.

    The juice of grapes, inspissated by heat, granulates into sugar. Thomas Sprat.


  1. granulate

    Granulation is the process of forming grains or granules from a powdery or solid substance, producing a granular material. It is applied in several technological processes in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Typically, granulation involves agglomeration of fine particles into larger granules, typically of size range between 0.2 and 4.0 mm depending on their subsequent use. Less commonly, it involves shredding or grinding solid material into finer granules or pellets.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Granulateverb

    to form into grains or small masses; as, to granulate powder, sugar, or metal

  2. Granulateverb

    to raise in granules or small asperities; to make rough on the surface

  3. Granulateverb

    to collect or be formed into grains; as, cane juice granulates into sugar

  4. Granulateadjective

    alt. of Granulated

  5. Etymology: [See Granule.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of granulate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of granulate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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