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trit·u·rate

 (trĭch′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. trit·u·rat·ed, trit·u·rat·ing, trit·u·rates
To rub, crush, grind, or pound into fine particles or a powder; pulverize.
n. (-ər-ĭt)
A triturated substance, especially a powdered drug.

[Late Latin trītūrāre, trītūrāt-, to thresh, from Latin trītūra, a threshing, from trītus, past participle of terere, to thresh; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

trit′u·ra·ble adj.
trit′u·ra′tor n.
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triturate

(ˈtrɪtjʊˌreɪt)
vb
(tr) to grind or rub into a fine powder or pulp; masticate
n
the powder or pulp resulting from this grinding
[C17: from Late Latin trītūrāre to thresh, from Latin trītūra a threshing, from terere to grind]
ˈtriturable adj
ˈtrituˌrator n
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trit•u•rate

(v. ˈtrɪtʃ əˌreɪt; n. -ər ɪt)

v. -rat•ed, -rat•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to reduce to fine particles or powder by rubbing, grinding, bruising, or the like; pulverize.
n.
2. a triturated substance.
[1615–25; < Late Latin trītūrātus, past participle of trītūrāre to thresh, derivative of Latin trītūra a threshing (trīt(us) rubbed, crushed (see trite) + -ūra -ure); see -ate1]
trit′u•ra`tor, n.
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triturate


Past participle: triturated
Gerund: triturating

Imperative
triturate
triturate
Present
I triturate
you triturate
he/she/it triturates
we triturate
you triturate
they triturate
Preterite
I triturated
you triturated
he/she/it triturated
we triturated
you triturated
they triturated
Present Continuous
I am triturating
you are triturating
he/she/it is triturating
we are triturating
you are triturating
they are triturating
Present Perfect
I have triturated
you have triturated
he/she/it has triturated
we have triturated
you have triturated
they have triturated
Past Continuous
I was triturating
you were triturating
he/she/it was triturating
we were triturating
you were triturating
they were triturating
Past Perfect
I had triturated
you had triturated
he/she/it had triturated
we had triturated
you had triturated
they had triturated
Future
I will triturate
you will triturate
he/she/it will triturate
we will triturate
you will triturate
they will triturate
Future Perfect
I will have triturated
you will have triturated
he/she/it will have triturated
we will have triturated
you will have triturated
they will have triturated
Future Continuous
I will be triturating
you will be triturating
he/she/it will be triturating
we will be triturating
you will be triturating
they will be triturating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been triturating
you have been triturating
he/she/it has been triturating
we have been triturating
you have been triturating
they have been triturating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been triturating
you will have been triturating
he/she/it will have been triturating
we will have been triturating
you will have been triturating
they will have been triturating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been triturating
you had been triturating
he/she/it had been triturating
we had been triturating
you had been triturating
they had been triturating
Conditional
I would triturate
you would triturate
he/she/it would triturate
we would triturate
you would triturate
they would triturate
Past Conditional
I would have triturated
you would have triturated
he/she/it would have triturated
we would have triturated
you would have triturated
they would have triturated
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triturate

verb
To break up into tiny particles:
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Translations

triturate

[ˈtrɪtʃəreɪt] VTtriturar
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trit·ur·ate

vt. triturar, masticar.
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