levigation
noun see levigate

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  • lévigation — [ levigasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1741; lat. levigatio ♦ Techn. Procédé de séparation des particules d une poudre selon leur taille, à l aide d un courant liquide. ● lévigation nom féminin (latin levigatio, onis, de levigare, polir) Séparation, par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Levigation — Lev i*ga tion (l[e^]v [i^]*g[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. levigatio a smoothing: cf. F. l[ e]vigation.] The act or operation of levigating. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Levigation — Levigation. См. Флотационное разделение по фракциям. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Levigation — Levigation, lat. deutsch, Glättung; Zerreibung, Pulverisirung; levigiren, glätten. zerreiben …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • levigation — ˌlevəˈgāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English levygacyon, from Latin levigation , levigatio, from levigatus + ion , io ion : the action or process of smoothing or levigating …   Useful english dictionary

  • levigation — See levigate. * * * …   Universalium

  • lévigation — (lé vi ga sion) s. f. Opération pharmaceutique qui a pour but d obtenir diverses substances sous forme de poudre impalpable. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. laevigationem, de laevigare, léviger …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • levigation — lev·i·ga·tion (lev″ĭ gaґshən) [L. levigare to render smooth] the grinding to a powder of a hard or moistened substance …   Medical dictionary

  • levigation — n. process of grinding into powder; preparation of a homogenous compound (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • levigation —    Reduction of material to fine smooth paste or powder. Another (rarer!) term for this is trituration …   Glossary of Art Terms

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