from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To reduce to a powder; pulverize.
  • To fill or mix with a powder, such as talcum, as soap.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
  • v. become powder or dust


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