granularity

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granularity

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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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In addition, the pressure on the metal allows for quick heat transfer from metal to die surface, which results in extremely fine grained parts.
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The alteration occurs as a fine grained quartz-adularia mixture to a depth of 1360 ft.
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