granular granular  /ˈɡræn jə lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
  2. (adj) having a granular structure like that of chondrites

Usage(s):

  1. Performance metrics are are normally designed to measure extremely granular segments of an employee’s performance.
  2. An important step in making a concrete slab is to cover the site with granular fill.

News

  1. Clinton announces road closure

    Clinton announces road closure: The city of Clinton has announced 21st Avenue North is closed for construction from North 2nd Street to Pershing Boulevard. Contractors will be working on removals, followed by granular base and concrete road construction. The project is scheduled for completion by July 3. For more information, contact the engineering department at 563-244-3423.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  2. concrete5 Launches Certification Program

    Granular Tests Help Show What You Know (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10817339.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Correlsense Announces SharePath for IBM WebSphere Message Broker, Improves Service-Level Management, Error ...

    Granular Visibility Into Each and Every Message Flow Execution Provides Detailed Logging, Improves Error Detection, and Automates Mapping for Enterprise Service Buses, Connected Applications and Services
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. "Simply put, many of you thought our controls were too complex. Our intention was to give you lots of granular controls; but that may not have been what many of you wanted," Zuckerberg wrote. "We just missed the mark."
    on May 24, 2010 By: Mark Zuckerberg Source: ABC News

  2. "It manifests itself in two parts in the product. Tools have to be powerful for giving granular control, but on the other hand you have to make sure they are easy to use and simple and intuitive," Matt Cohler, vice president of strategy and...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Matt Cohler Source: eFluxMedia

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