granular structure

granular structure

[′gran·yə·lər ′strək·chər]
(materials)
Nonuniform appearance of molded or compressed material due to presence of particles of composition, either within the material or on the surface.
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When the plaster work, the top layer is designed as a high-quality stone plaster Marmorino with granular structure.
The variation in frequency of platy and granular structure was analysed with analysis of variance for the split-plot model, where previous crop (wheat-short-season soybean or maize) was assigned to the main field, and field location (high and low traffic) to the subplot.
For the benefit of researchers looking for new applications as well as those studying polysaccharrides and natural polymers, the authors describe the relationship between granular structure and derivatization in starches, derivatization in aqueous alcohol, new starch esters, use of spacers in derivatization, and enzymatic derivatization.
The first type is a coating based on refractory minerals with a sharp-pointed granular structure.
Livingston says his images challenge the accepted view that the umbra has a relatively uniform, granular structure.
Under an electron microscope, the material appeared to have a granular structure.
On the other hand, at the same time, this model introduces these new simple elements: the idea that space is a-temporal and has a granular structure at the Planck scale and the fact that the state of each subatomic particle can be always seen as the consequence of the vibration of one or more QS at appropriate frequencies.
The analysis of Fig 2 shows that the compactness of the granular structure of the mortars with admixtures is related to the water requirement and follows an opposite variation.
Ultrafine grinding takes it one step further--the roasted coffee is very finely ground so that there is no granular structure to be felt when rubbing the ground coffee between the fingers--it is simply ultrafine.
creating a granular structure of each result field.
The granular structure is more visible near the spots, but it is not recognizable in the faculae; these present themselves like luminous clusters without distinguishable separation, emitting continual light without the interruption of dots or of that black mesh.
While cheese is smooth, plastic explosive has a microscopic granular structure that increases the scattering of X rays, so its image appeared brighter in tests.