micronize

verb
mi·​cron·​ize | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌnīz How to pronounce micronize (audio) \
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micronize. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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micronize

transitive verb
mi·​cron·​ize
variants: also British micronise \ ˈmī-​krə-​ˌnīz How to pronounce micronise (audio) \
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 How to pronounce micronisation (audio) \ noun

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