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flu·id·ize

 (flo͞o′ĭ-dīz′)
tr.v. flu·id·ized, flu·id·iz·ing, flu·id·iz·es
To cause (a solid) to behave like a fluid, as by pulverizing or by suspending pulverized particles in a moving gas.

flu′id·i·za′tion (-ĭ-dĭ-zā′shən) n.

fluidize

(ˈfluːɪˌdaɪz) or

fluidise

vb
(General Physics) (tr) to make fluid, esp to make (solids) fluid by pulverizing them so that they can be transported in a stream of gas as if they were liquids: fluidized coal.
ˌfluidiˈzation, ˌfluidiˈsation n
ˈfluidˌizer, ˈfluidˌiser n

flu•id•ize

(ˈflu ɪˌdaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make fluid.
2. to suspend or transport (finely divided particles) in a stream of gas or air.
[1850–55]
flu`id•i•za′tion, n.
flu′id•iz`er, n.

fluidize


Past participle: fluidized
Gerund: fluidizing

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Conditional
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