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atomize

verb at·om·ize \ˈa-tə-ˌmīz\
at·om·izedat·om·iz·ing

Definition of ATOMIZE

transitive verb
1
:  to treat as made up of many discrete units
2
:  to reduce to minute particles or to a fine spray
3
:  divide, fragment <an atomized society>; also :  to deprive of meaningful ties to others <atomized individuals>
4
:  to subject to attack by nuclear weapons
at·om·i·za·tion \ˌa-tə-mə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of ATOMIZE

1845

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