prill

verb
\ ˈpril How to pronounce prill (audio) \
prilled; prilling; prills

Definition of prill

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to convert (something, such as a molten solid) into spherical pellets usually by forming into drops in a spray and allowing the drops to solidify

prill

noun

Definition of prill (Entry 2 of 2)

: a pellet made by prilling

First Known Use of prill

Verb

1944, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prill

Verb

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“Prill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prill. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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