See more synonyms for granular on Thesaurus.com Related formsgran·u·lar·i·ty, noungran·u·lar·ly, adverbmul·ti·gran·u·lar, adjectivenon·gran·u·lar, adjectivesub·gran·u·lar, adjectivesub·gran·u·lar·ly, adverbsub·gran·u·lar·i·ty, nounun·gran·u·lar, adjective
- of the nature of granules; grainy.
- composed of or bearing granules or grains.
- showing a granulated structure.
- highly detailed; having many small and distinct parts: data analysis on a granular level.
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Examples from the Web for granularly
Most of the lava rocks, however, are granularly crystalline.
British Dictionary definitions for granularly
Derived Formsgranularly, adverb
- of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
- having a grainy or granulated surface
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Word Origin and History for granularly
1794, from Late Latin granulum "granule," diminutive of Latin granum "grain, seed" (see corn (n.1)) + -ar. Replaced granulous (late 14c.). Related: Granularity.
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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