Definition of pulverize in English:


Line breaks: pul¦ver|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈpʌlvərʌɪz
(also pulverise)


[with object]



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • This document confronts the problem of the excessive concentration of land in large properties and the excessive pulverisation of little enterprises, often at the margins of the market.
  • Have they opposed the bondage, the pulverisation of human lives, produced by a system that places capital and profits above human need?
  • Back in the centre of the city I sat on a rare block of concrete that had escaped pulverisation and typed my story.


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  • It is a sort of denatured, homogenised product - as if all the musical notes had been thrown into some vast blender or pulveriser and had bled into each other.
  • Depending on the specific brand you buy, you can add pincers, pulverizers, shears, combi-cutters, wood cleavers, plate shears, and many others for metal and concrete shearing and for concrete cracking, crushing, and pulverizing.
  • Typical applications for alloy white irons include coal pulverizer and roller mill tires and tables, i.e., any place where abrasion is high and impact loading is low.


late Middle English: from late Latin pulverizare, from pulvis, pulver- 'dust'.

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