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triturate

trit·u·rate

triturate

 
pronunciation:
trI ch reIt [or] trIt y reIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: triturated, triturates, triturating
definition: to grind, rub, or otherwise reduce to fine particles or powder; pulverize.
similar words:
grind, pulverize
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a triturated substance, esp. a pharmaceutical trituration.
derivations: triturable (adj.), triturator (n.)