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granularity

An informatics term for the size of a data unit in relation to the pool of data. Structuring "privileges" in electronic systems are said to be highly granular when each of many roles can differ in their capacity to act on electronic records.
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Three samples were tested - Sample A representing a coarse grained ore type, Sample B is a finer grained ore type - the precise ore split of these two types is currently being investigated.
Platinum-palladium mineralization is associated with a distinct layered coarse grained plagioclase-rich cumulate phase of the Complex located near the ultramafic-mafic interface.
CL7256A LPLDs(R) can directly accept MAX 7256A programming files because they have coarse grained logic structures that are similar to those in the MAX device, including macrocell arrays and a central signal routing matrix.
Another weakness of the Altera models is that they remove most of the design hierarchy, presenting an essentially flat model of AND, OR, NAND and XOR gates that is virtually impossible to trace back to the original schematic or to the physical implementation in the FPGA's coarse grained logic elements.
Clear Logic ASICs have a proprietary coarse grained architecture that is naturally compatible with the logic architecture of programmable devices.
The mineralisation is associated with intensely sheared medium to coarse grained greywacks with quartz veining and pyrite-sericite alteration.
Eaglecrest said that because gold occuring on the San Simon property consists of both fine and coarse grained particles the company is utilizing the more costly and time-consuming metallic screening gold analysis method on the entire sample, screening at -200 mesh.
Their discovery borehole LR-99-01 intersected both interstitial to net textured, globby and massive, coarse grained sulphides within a phase layered (laccomorphic) intrusion.