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[ gran-yuh-ler ]


  1. of the nature of granules; grainy.
  2. composed of or bearing granules or grains.
  3. showing a granulated structure.
  4. highly detailed; having many small and distinct parts:

    data analysis on a granular level.


/ ˈɡrænjʊlə /


  1. of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
  2. having a grainy or granulated surface

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Derived Forms

  • ˈgranularly, adverb

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Other Words From

  • granu·lari·ty noun
  • granu·lar·ly adverb
  • multi·granu·lar adjective
  • non·granu·lar adjective
  • sub·granu·lar adjective
  • sub·granu·lar·ly adverb
  • subgran·u·lari·ty noun
  • un·granu·lar adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of granular1

First recorded in 1785–95; granule + -ar 1

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Example Sentences

Let’s look through the steps that can go into an SEO proposal and how to bring clarity and convey trust using granular data along the way.

Those simulations will tell them, in granular detail, which parts of town will flood and which buildings will see the most damage from future storms.

From Quartz

The organization’s many researchers combine actual and projected climate data with rainfall and other factors for a more granular and dynamic look at flood risk than is available from government sources.

From Fortune

In both cases, we hope, the records will show on a granular level where the virus has caused harm.

Figuring out clever workarounds to continue granular user-level tracking — even if anonymous — seem contrary to Apple’s intentions.

From Digiday

A recent Pew Poll graphically likewise portrays the stark national divide, and the granular differences are gaping.

When used outside of major urban areas, they minimize the risk of civilian casualties and requirements for granular intelligence.

The ad hoc granular alliances described in Unstoppable promise less but may achieve more.

I stepped out of the bush plane to find everything swathed in granular snow; it all looked like a peaceful Christmas card to me.

But the data Republicans culled are much more granular than that.

The finely granular variety is the least significant, and is found when the epithelium is only moderately affected.

Any epithelial cell may be so granular from degenerative changes that the nucleus is obscured.

Granular and fatty casts, therefore, always indicate partial or complete disintegration of the renal epithelium.

The sediment contains a few hyaline and finely granular casts and an occasional red blood-cell.

Myelocytes are the bone-marrow cells from which the corresponding granular leukocytes are developed.





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