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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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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.