Granulation



[gran-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌgræn yəˈleɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act or process of granulating.
2.
a granulated condition.
3.
any of the grains of a granulated surface.
4.
Pathology.

5.
Astronomy. one of the small, short-lived features of the sun’s surface that in the aggregate give it a mottled appearance when viewed with a telescope.
/ˌɡrænjʊˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of granulating
2.
a granulated texture or surface
3.
a single bump or grain in such a surface
4.
See granulation tissue
5.
(astronomy) Also granule. any of numerous bright regions (approximate diameter 900 km) having a fine granular structure that can appear briefly on any part of the sun’s surface
n.

1610s, from Late Latin granulum (see granular) + -ation.

granulation gran·u·la·tion (grān’yə-lā’shən)
n.

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