fluidize

verb
flu·​id·​ize | \ ˈflü-ə-ˌdīz How to pronounce fluidize (audio) \
fluidized; fluidizing

Definition of fluidize

transitive verb

1 : to cause to flow like a fluid
2 : to suspend (something, such as solid particles) in a rapidly moving stream of gas or vapor to induce flowing motion of the whole

Other Words from fluidize

fluidization \ ˌflü-​ə-​də-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce fluidize (audio) \ noun
fluidizer \ ˈflü-​ə-​ˌdī-​zər How to pronounce fluidize (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of fluidize

circa 1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fluidize was circa 1855

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“Fluidize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluidize. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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