Pul"ver*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pulverized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Pulverizing (?).] [F. pulv'eriser, L. pulverizare, fr. pulvis dust, powder. See Powder.]

To reduce of fine powder or dust, as by beating, grinding, or the like; as, friable substances may be pulverized by grinding or beating, but to pulverize malleable bodies other methods must be pursued.

 

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Pul"ver*ize, v. i.

To become reduced to powder; to fall to dust; as, the stone pulverizes easily.

 

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