Origin of granular
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Examples from the Web for granular
A recent Pew Poll graphically likewise portrays the stark national divide, and the granular differences are gaping.The 2014 Election Is Yet Another Scrum in the Culture Wars
October 27, 2014
When used outside of major urban areas, they minimize the risk of civilian casualties and requirements for granular intelligence.Who the U.S. Should Really Hit in ISIS
Daniel Trombly, Yasir Abbas
September 23, 2014
I stepped out of the bush plane to find everything swathed in granular snow; it all looked like a peaceful Christmas card to me.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed
Terry Greene Sterling
April 1, 2014
But when you get granular and local, using our county-centric approach, the correlation breaks down.Why the Republican Party’s Narrative on Income and Voting Failed
December 10, 2012
From a granular policy perspective, the man in the Oval Office might not make much of a difference.Will the Economy Doom Obama?
September 6, 2012
It was white and granular—the same that I had seen him use in the morning.The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales
Arthur Conan Doyle
Neurospongium: a granular matrix in the periopticon of the insect eye.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
A granular powder is placed in your hands, and you are asked to state what it is.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
The valvular structure of the auricles was congested and granular.An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis
It is met with also of a fibrous, radiated, and granular structure.
- of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
- having a grainy or granulated surface
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Word Origin and History for granular
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Composed or appearing to be composed of granules or grains.
- Relating to or containing particles having a strong affinity for nuclear stains, as in certain bacteria.
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