Definitions for triturationˌtrɪtʃ əˈreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trit•u•ra•tionˌtrɪtʃ əˈreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of triturating.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. the state of being triturated.

    Category: Chemistry

  3. a mixture of a medicinal substance with lactose, triturated to an impalpable powder. any triturated substance.

    Category: Pharmacology

Wiktionary

  1. trituration(Noun)

    the act of triturating; grinding to a fine powder

  2. trituration(Noun)

    something triturated, especially dental amalgam

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trituration(noun)

    the act of triturating, or reducing to a fine or impalpable powder by grinding, rubbing, bruising, etc

Freebase

  1. Trituration

    Trituration is the name of several different methods of processing materials. Trituration is also the name of the process for reducing the particle size of a substance by grinding, as by grinding of powders in a mortar with a pestle. Trituration additionally refers to the production of a homogeneous material through mixing. For example, dental amalgam is formed by combining particles of an alloy with mercury.

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