Pulverize Pul"ver*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pulverized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pulverizing}.] [F. pulv['e]riser, 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. [1913 Webster]

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