What does triturate mean?

Definitions for triturateˈtrɪtʃ əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word triturate.


  1. triturate(Verb)

    To grind to a fine powder, to pulverize.

  2. triturate(Verb)

    To mix two solid reactants by repeated grinding and stirring.

  3. triturate(Verb)

    To break up biological tissue into individual cells via passage through a narrow opening such as a hypodermic needle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triturate(verb)

    to rub, grind, bruise, or thrash

  2. Triturate(verb)

    to rub or grind to a very fine or impalpable powder; to pulverize and comminute thoroughly

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Triturate

    trit′ū-rāt, v.t. to rub or grind to a fine powder.—adj. Trit′urable, that may be reduced to a fine powder by grinding.—ns. Triturā′tion; Triturā′tor; Trit′urāture. [Late L. triturāre, -ātum—L. terĕre, to rub.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triturate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triturate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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