Com`mi*nu"tion (?), n.

1.

The act of reducing to a fine powder or to small particles; pulverization; the state of being comminuted.

Bentley.

2. Surg.

Fracture (of a bone) into a number of pieces.

Dunglison.

3.

Gradual diminution by the removal of small particles at a time; a lessening; a wearing away.

Natural and necessary comminution of our lives. Johnson.

 

© Webster 1913.

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