trituration

noun

trit·​u·​ra·​tion ˌtri-chə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce trituration (audio)
1
: the act or process of triturating : the state of being triturated : comminution
2
: a triturated medicinal powder made by triturating a substance with a diluent

Word History

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of trituration was in 1646

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Cite this Entry

“Trituration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trituration. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

trituration

noun
trit·​u·​ra·​tion ˌtrich-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce trituration (audio)
1
: the act or process of triturating : the state of being triturated
2
: a triturated medicinal powder made by triturating a substance with a diluent
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