definition of granularity by The Free Dictionary





1. Composed or appearing to be composed of granules or grains: granular sugar; granular snow.


a. Having a high level of detail, as in a set of data: a more granular report that shows daily rather than weekly sales figures.

b. Consisting of multiple diverse or discrete elements: granular income streams from a variety of tenants.

3. Biology Containing granules: granular cells.

gran′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.

gran′u·lar·ly adv.

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1. the state or quality of being grainy or granular

2. the state or quality of being composed of many individual pieces or elements

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Noun 1. granularity – the quality of being composed of relatively large particles

raggedness, roughness – a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
sandiness – a texture resembling that of sand

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