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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The preparation has a granular structure comprising one or more crystallites having a particle size of from 5 to 500 [micro]m on 4 [mm.
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.
The rating agency also notes the granular structure of Infinbank's funding sources, with top 20 deposits together accounting for 29% of total customer funding (which, in turn, makes up the bulk of the bank's liabilities), and Infinbank's ample liquidity cushion (48% of total assets at year-end 2012) which addresses the predominantly short-term nature of the bank's funding mix.
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.
Solar Granulation Speed "The granular structure of the sun's surface .
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.
The process advantageously alters the granular structure both at and near the surface, producing a condition far less prone to corrosion.
creating a granular structure of each result field.
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.
A granular structure is the best structure for growing turfgrass.