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granulate

[ gran-yuh-leyt ]
/ 藞gr忙n y蓹藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), gran路u路lat路ed, gran路u路lat路ing.
to form into granules or grains.
to raise in granules; make rough on the surface.
verb (used without object), gran路u路lat路ed, gran路u路lat路ing.
to become granular or grainy.
Pathology. to form granulation tissue.
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Origin of granulate

First recorded in 1660鈥70; granule + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM granulate

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British Dictionary definitions for granulate

granulate
/ (藞伞r忙nj蕣藢le瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to make into grains
to make or become roughened in surface texture
(intr) (of a wound, ulcer, etc) to form granulation tissue

Derived forms of granulate

granulative, adjectivegranulator or granulater, noun
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