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granulate

(grăn′yə-lāt′)
v. granu·lated, granu·lating, granu·lates
v.tr.
1. To form into grains or granules.
2. To make rough and grainy.
v.intr.
To become granular or grainy.

gran′u·la′tive adj.
gran′u·la′tor n.
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Granular synthesis audio engine: The key to Star6's power is an amazing audio processing engine based on granular synthesis, where sound is broken into tiny "grains," manipulated, and then reassembled, with incredible results.
In the composition of Plex, granular synthesis has been conceived as a method capable of projecting the fragmentation and complexity of the instrumental part down into the microstructure of sound.
Pitch-synchronous granular synthesis is something of a special case, with formant synthesis, especially of the singing voice, as a primary application.