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at·om·ize

atomize

 
pronunciation:
ae t maIz
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: atomizes, atomizing, atomized
definition 1: to divide into atoms.
definition 2: to divide into small particles or spray.
This perfume can be atomized.
similar words:
evaporate, spray
definition 3: to subject to the effects of an atomic weapon.
The bomb atomized the city.
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derivation: atomization (n.)