granule

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: granulé

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin granulum, diminutive of Latin granum (grain); for more, see grain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹæn.juːl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹæn.jul/, /ˈɡɹæn.jəl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

granule (plural granules)

  1. A tiny grain, a small particle.
  2. (biology) A small structure in a cell.
  3. (geology) A particle from 2 to 4 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale
  4. (astronomy) a small mark in the photosphere of the sun caused by convection currents. See also Wikipedia:Granule (solar physics).

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

granule

  1. inflection of granuler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

granule

  1. inflection of granular:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative