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Past participle: fragmentised
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|Verb||1.||fragmentise - break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented"|
comminute, bray, mash, crunch, grind - reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"
pound - break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle; "pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"
come apart, break, split up, fall apart, separate - become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
sunder - break apart or in two, using violence
rag - break into lumps before sorting; "rag ore"
crumb - break into crumbs
brecciate - break into breccia; "brecciate rock"
crush - break into small pieces; "The car crushed the toy"