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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.
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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
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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.
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fluidize


Past participle: fluidized
Gerund: fluidizing

Imperative
fluidize
fluidize
Present
I fluidize
you fluidize
he/she/it fluidizes
we fluidize
you fluidize
they fluidize
Preterite
I fluidized
you fluidized
he/she/it fluidized
we fluidized
you fluidized
they fluidized
Present Continuous
I am fluidizing
you are fluidizing
he/she/it is fluidizing
we are fluidizing
you are fluidizing
they are fluidizing
Present Perfect
I have fluidized
you have fluidized
he/she/it has fluidized
we have fluidized
you have fluidized
they have fluidized
Past Continuous
I was fluidizing
you were fluidizing
he/she/it was fluidizing
we were fluidizing
you were fluidizing
they were fluidizing
Past Perfect
I had fluidized
you had fluidized
he/she/it had fluidized
we had fluidized
you had fluidized
they had fluidized
Future
I will fluidize
you will fluidize
he/she/it will fluidize
we will fluidize
you will fluidize
they will fluidize
Future Perfect
I will have fluidized
you will have fluidized
he/she/it will have fluidized
we will have fluidized
you will have fluidized
they will have fluidized
Future Continuous
I will be fluidizing
you will be fluidizing
he/she/it will be fluidizing
we will be fluidizing
you will be fluidizing
they will be fluidizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fluidizing
you have been fluidizing
he/she/it has been fluidizing
we have been fluidizing
you have been fluidizing
they have been fluidizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fluidizing
you will have been fluidizing
he/she/it will have been fluidizing
we will have been fluidizing
you will have been fluidizing
they will have been fluidizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fluidizing
you had been fluidizing
he/she/it had been fluidizing
we had been fluidizing
you had been fluidizing
they had been fluidizing
Conditional
I would fluidize
you would fluidize
he/she/it would fluidize
we would fluidize
you would fluidize
they would fluidize
Past Conditional
I would have fluidized
you would have fluidized
he/she/it would have fluidized
we would have fluidized
you would have fluidized
they would have fluidized
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