granulation

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granulate +‎ -ion

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granulation (countable and uncountable, plural granulations)

  1. The formation of granules, or of cereal grains.
    1. The forming of metals into granules by pouring them through a sieve into water while hot.
  2. (uncountable) The condition of being granulated.
  3. Granulated tissue on the surface of a healing wound; granulation tissue.
  4. (astronomy) A bright, transient granular marking on the Sun's photosphere.
  5. The attachment of granules of precious metal to underlying metal of jewellery.

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