What does atomize mean?

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ˈæt əˌmaɪzat·om·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. atomize, atomiseverb

    spray very finely

    "atomize perfume"

  2. nuke, atomize, atomise, zapverb

    strike at with firepower or bombs

    "zap the enemy"

  3. atomize, atomiseverb

    break up into small particles

    "the fine powder had been atomized by air"


  1. atomizeverb

    to separate into atoms

  2. atomizeverb

    to make into a fine spray

  3. atomizeverb

    to fragment (can be used metaphorically)

  4. atomizeverb

    to bomb with nuclear weapons


  1. atomize

    Atomize generally means to separate or break down into very small parts, similar to the way a single object can be broken down into its individual atoms. This term is used across multiple disciplines such as in science, where it can refer to the conversion of a vapor or liquid into fine particles. In technology or data, it can refer to breaking tasks or datasets into smaller, more manageable parts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Atomizeverb

    to reduce to atoms, or to fine spray

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of atomize in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of atomize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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