Definitions for triturateˈtrɪtʃ əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
trit•u•rateˈtrɪtʃ əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt(v.; n.)-rat•ed, -rat•ing
(v.t.)to reduce to fine particles or powder by rubbing, grinding, bruising, or the like; pulverize.
(n.)a triturated substance.
Ref: trituration (def. 3). 3
Origin of triturate:
1615–25; < LL trītūrātus, ptp. of trītūrāre to thresh, der. of L trītūra a threshing (trīt(us) rubbed, crushed (see trite ) +-ūra -ure ); see -ate1
To grind to a fine powder, to pulverize.
To mix two solid reactants by repeated grinding and stirring.
To break up biological tissue into individual cells via passage through a narrow opening such as a hypodermic needle.
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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