triturate and trituration
- To grind, crush, pound, or rub into a very fine powder as with a mortar and pestle; or a triturated substance. Trituration is the process of triturating. Also see pigment and sand.
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triturate — 1. To accomplish trituration. 2. A triturated substance. * * * trit·u·rate trich ə .rāt vt, rat·ed; rat·ing to pulverize and comminute thoroughly by rubbing or grinding <triturated the drug with a diluent> trit·u·rate rət n a triturated… … Medical dictionary
triturate — I. transitive verb ( rated; rating) Etymology: Late Latin trituratus, past participle of triturare to thresh, from Latin tritura act of rubbing, threshing, from tritus, past participle more at trite Date: circa 1755 1. crush, grind 2. to… … New Collegiate Dictionary
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powderiness — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Having consistency of fine, dry particles Nouns 1. powderiness; grittiness, sandiness; efflorescence; friability. See vapor. 2. (powdery substance) powder, dust, sand, sawdust; grit; meal, bran, flour,… … English dictionary for students
Pulverulence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pulverulence >N =>(State of powder.) GRP: N State of powder. Sgm: N State of powder. powderiness powderiness pulverulence Sgm: N State of powder. sandiness sandiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N State of powder.… … English dictionary for students