Trit"u*rate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Triturated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Triturating.] [L. trituratus, p. p. of triturate to thrash (grain), fr. terere, tritum, to rub, rub to pieces. See Trite.]
To rub, grind, bruise, or thrash.
To rub or grind to a very fine or impalpable powder; to pulverize and comminute thoroughly.
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