granularly

granular

[gran-yuh-ler]
adjective
1.
of the nature of granules; grainy.
2.
composed of or bearing granules or grains.
3.
showing a granulated structure.

Origin:
1785–95; granule + -ar1

granularity, noun
granularly, adverb
multigranular, adjective
nongranular, adjective
subgranular, adjective
subgranularly, adverb
subgranularity, noun
ungranular, adjective
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granular (ˈɡrænjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
2.  having a grainy or granulated surface
 
'granularly
 
adv

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granular
1794, from L.L. granulum "granule," dim. of L. granum "grain." Replaced granulous (14c.).
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granular gran·u·lar (grān'yə-lər)
adj.

  1. Composed or appearing to be composed of granules or grains.

  2. Relating to or containing particles having a strong affinity for nuclear stains, as in certain bacteria.

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