Pellet vs. Granule

Pellet vs. Granule — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Pellet and Granule

Pelletnoun

A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter.

a pellet of wood, paper, or ore

Granulenoun

A tiny grain, a small particle.

Pelletnoun

A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns.

Granulenoun

(biology) A small structure in a cell.

Pelletnoun

Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls. Serves as a waste disposal mechanism for indigestible parts of food, such as fur and bones.

Granulenoun

(geology) A particle from 2 to 4 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale

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Pelletnoun

(heraldry) A roundel sable (black circular spot; also called ogress).

Granulenoun

(astronomy) a small mark in the photosphere of the sun caused by convection currents. See also Wikipedia:Granule (solar physics).

Pelletnoun

One of the short conductive tubes in a Pelletron particle accelerator.

Granulenoun

a tiny grain

Pelletverb

To form into pellets.

Pelletverb

To strike with pellets.

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Pelletnoun

a small sphere

Pelletnoun

a solid missile discharged from a firearm;

the shot buzzed past his ear