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  1. comminution(Noun)

    The breaking or grinding up of a material to form smaller particles.

  2. comminution(Noun)

    Fracture of a bone site in multiple pieces (at least three); crumbling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comminution(noun)

    the act of reducing to a fine powder or to small particles; pulverization; the state of being comminuted

  2. Comminution(noun)

    fracture (of a bone) into a number of pieces

  3. Comminution(noun)

    gradual diminution by the removal of small particles at a time; a lessening; a wearing away


  1. Comminution

    Comminution is the process in which solid materials are reduced in size, by crushing, grinding and other processes. It occurs naturally during faulting in the upper part of the Earth's crust and is an important operation in mineral processing, ceramics, electronics and other fields. Within industrial uses, the purpose of comminution is to reduce the size and to increase the surface area of solids. It is also used to free useful materials from matrix materials in which they are embedded, and to concentrate minerals.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comminution in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comminution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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