Pulverize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpʌlvəraɪz|  American pronunciation of the word pulverize
Brit.  |ˈpʌlvəraɪz|  British pronunciation of the word pulverize
- make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust (syn: powder)
pulverize the grains
- destroy completely (syn: demolish)
- become powder or dust

Examples

The mower pulverizes grass clippings.

Bits of pulverized rock filled the air.

He has pulverized all our chimerical hopes.

The seeds can be used whole or pulverized into flour.

Stewart completely pulverized the opposition.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: pulverize
he/she/it: pulverizes
present participle: pulverizing
past tense: pulverized
past participle: pulverized
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