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VERB (3)

1. form into grains;
[syn: granulate, grain]

2. become granular;
[syn: granulate, grain]

3. form granulating tissue;
- Example: "wounds and ulcers can granulate"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Granulate \Gran"u*late\, v. i. To collect or be formed into grains; as, cane juice granulates into sugar. Granulate
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

granulate \gran"u*late\ (gr[a^]n"[-u]*l[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Granulated (gr[a^]n"[-u]*l[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Granulating (gr[a^]n"[-u]*l[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [See Granule.] 1. To form into grains or small masses; as, to granulate powder, sugar, or metal. [1913 Webster] 2. To raise in granules or small asperities; to make rough on the surface. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Granulate \Gran"u*late\, Granulated \Gran"u*la`ted\, a. 1. Consisting of, or resembling, grains; crystallized in grains; granular; as, granulated sugar. [1913 Webster] 2. Having numerous small elevations, as shagreen. [1913 Webster] Granulated steel, a variety of steel made by a particular process beginning with the granulation of pig iron. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

granulate v 1: form into grains [syn: granulate, grain] 2: become granular [syn: granulate, grain] 3: form granulating tissue; "wounds and ulcers can granulate"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "granulate": abrade, atomize, beat, boss, bray, break up, brecciate, cake, candy, cicatrize, close up, coarsen, come to dust, comminute, concrete, condense, contriturate, crumb, crumble, crumble into dust, crumble to dust, crush, crystallize, disintegrate, effloresce, fall to dust, fall to pieces, flour, fragment, gnarl, grain, granulize, grate, grind, grind to powder, heal, heal over, horripilate, knit, knob, levigate, mash, mill, pestle, pimple, pound, powder, pulverize, reduce to powder, right itself, rough, rough up, roughen, scab over, scrunch, set, shard, shred, smash, smooth, solidify, squash, stud, take a set, thicken, tooth, triturate