kominuter

noun
kom·​i·​nu·​ter | \ ˈkäməˌn(y)ütə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of kominuter

: a ball mill used in grinding raw materials or clinker in the manufacture of portland cement

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History and Etymology for kominuter

German, from Latin comminutus (past participle of comminuere to crush, pulverize) + German -er, from Old High German -āri

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“Kominuter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kominuter. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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