micronize

verb
mi·cron·ize | \ˈmī-krə-ˌnīz \
micronized; micronizing

Definition of micronize 

transitive verb

: to pulverize especially into particles a few micrometers in diameter

First Known Use of micronize

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for micronize

micron

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micronize

transitive verb
mi·cron·ize
variants: also British micronise \ˈmī-krə-ˌnīz \
micronized also British micronised; micronizing also British micronising

Medical Definition of micronize 

: to pulverize extremely fine especially : to pulverize into particles a few microns in diameter micronized graphite micronized penicillin

Other Words from micronize

micronization also British micronisation \ˌmī-krə-nə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

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