noun[mass noun] technical
The action of reducing a material, especially a mineral ore, to minute particles or fragments: new comminution processes
More example sentences
- Surgical intervention is recommended for fractures that have large fragments, significant displacement, or comminution.
- Preliminary treatment includes such operations as flow equalization, screening, comminution, grease removal, flow measurement, and grit removal.
- It is likely that this is a result of their being much more resistant to abrasion and comminution in moderately coarse-grained, higher-energy environments.
Definition of comminution in:
- The US English dictionary