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at·om·ize

 (ăt′ə-mīz′)
tr.v. at·om·ized, at·om·iz·ing, at·om·iz·es
1. To reduce to or separate into atoms.
2. To reduce to tiny particles or a fine spray.
3. To break into small fragments.
4. To subject to bombardment with atomic weapons.

at′om·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

atomize

(ˈætəˌmaɪz) or

atomise

vb
1. (Atomic Physics) to separate or be separated into free atoms
2. (General Physics) to reduce (a liquid or solid) to fine particles or spray or (of a liquid or solid) to be reduced in this way
3. (Military) (tr) to destroy by weapons, esp nuclear weapons
ˌatomiˈzation, ˌatomiˈsation n

at•om•ize

(ˈæt əˌmaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to reduce to fine particles or spray.
2. to destroy (a target) by bombing, esp. with an atomic bomb.
3. to split into many sections, groups, factions, etc.; fragmentize.
[1670–80]
at`om•i•za′tion, n.

atomize


Past participle: atomized
Gerund: atomizing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
I will have atomized
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Future Continuous
I will be atomizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been atomizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been atomizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been atomizing
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Conditional
I would atomize
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.atomize - spray very finelyatomize - spray very finely; "atomize perfume"
spray - scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on someone"; "spray paint on the wall"
2.atomize - strike at with firepower or bombsatomize - strike at with firepower or bombs; "zap the enemy"
bomb, bombard - throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"
3.atomize - break up into small particles; "the fine powder had been atomized by air"
fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up - break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented"
Translations

atomize

[ˈætəmaɪz] VTatomizar, pulverizar

atomize

vt liquidzerstäuben

atomize

[ˈætəmaɪz] vt (all senses) → atomizzare
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The airless atomizing nozzles do not require an external air supply and will atomize with pressures as low as 10 psi (on water).
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The SCS Precisioncoat is the first spray coating system from SCS with ultrasonic capabilities and incorporates Sono-Tek ultrasonic atomizing nozzles as the primary means to atomize the liquid being sprayed.
Under certain conditions a fuel injector on a diesel engine is unable to atomize fuel efficiently due to variations in fuel temperature or viscosity, or too rapid of a load change.