granule granule  /ˈɡræn jəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a tiny grain

Usage(s):

  1. A familiar granule-style beef, but seldom so wittily or exuberantly expressed.
  2. A rubber diaphragm immersed in the water received the impulses, transmitted them to a carbon-granule chamber, thence through wires to the earphones.

News

  • Scientists develop acoustic levitation, could enable the eventual levitation of humans

    For the first time, researchers have succeeded in levitating and moving arbitrarily shaped objects using acoustic (sound) waves. The researchers, from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, have already used their new-found magical powers of levitation to collide a granule of coffee and water to create instant coffee in midair — and more…
    on July 16, 2013     Source: ExtremeTech

Quotes

  1. Justin said: "I haven't touched a granule of cocaine or a drop of alcohol for months. In fact, I've given up smoking now as well."
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Justin Hawkins Source: Life Style Extra

  2. "The Cabinet banned the use of ammonium, calcium, potassium and magnesium nitrates as well as their byproducts in solid/granule/powder forms for three years for agricultural purposes," the Saudi Press Agency said, quoting a Cabinet decision.
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Ibn Saud Source: Arab News

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