[gran-yuh-leyt] /ˈgræn yəˌleɪt/

verb (used with object), granulated, granulating.
to form into or grains.
to raise in ; make rough on the surface.
verb (used without object), granulated, granulating.
to become granular or grainy.
Pathology. to form .
(transitive) to make into grains
to make or become roughened in surface texture
(intransitive) (of a wound, ulcer, etc) to form granulation tissue

1660s, back-formation from granulation. Related: Granulated; granulating.


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