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Adj.1.pulverised - consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
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To satisfy myself against the subtlest trickery, I discharged one at a round lump of lava, and had the satisfaction of seeing the stone pulverised and the beach splashed with lead.
The building had vanished, completely smashed, pulverised, and dispersed by the blow.
Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas
Redcar BOS Plant also achieved its best daily output of steel since the restart of operations, when it produced 11,325 tonnes of steel on August 6, and produced a new weekly record of 67,353 tonnes during week ending 20 October ?PCI PLANT: In July SSI unveiled its PS37m Pulverised Coal Injection plant at its Redcar facility.
Coventry had indeed been pulverised; in fact the Germans later give it the term 'Coventriert', or 'Coventrated'.