Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of pulverizing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The action of reducing to dust or powder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of pulverizing, or reducing to dust or powder. Also spelled pulverisation.
  • n. The reduction of liquids in the form of spray and the projection of the latter with force upon the surface of the body.

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

  • n. a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
  • n. the act of grinding to a powder or dust
  • n. annihilation by pulverizing something

Etymologies

pulverize +‎ -ation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If anything is shocking about what happened Friday, it's how much America's relationship with those that hate us against a backdrop of a Middle East, and a Muslim core, most notable now for wrestling with political freedoms falls into the knee-jerk bucket of cowboy justice, pulverization, and targeted killings -- this one, historic for the first ever of an American.

    Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: al-Awlaki: What's Wrong With This Picture?

  • Dissection and pulverization by Bia Winter on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 9: 41: 09 AM

    The Grift that Keeps on Giving: Bibi's 'Innocent' Gift to Obama

  • If this is reasonable skepticism to doubt the alternate Twin Towers pulverization theories put forth by the 911 Truth movement, it is also reasonable skepticism to doubt the official pulverization theories put forth by the US Government and the media.

    Ben Cohen: My Argument with the 9/11 Truth Movement

  • Explosions, implosion, pyroclastic cloud, entire pulverization of both buildings is not even mentioned in the official story.

    Ben Cohen: My Argument with the 9/11 Truth Movement

  • For the true nettoyage there is necessary the vaporization, the pulverization in depth with the essential oils, the peeling, the massage, the bio-adhesive masque of green clay from the banks of the Rhône, and finally the application of the salve of foie gras from the Périgord.

    Evan Eisenberg: Breaking News: World Unites to Save Darfur

  • The description in English-speaking newspapers of the alleged pulverization of Hamburg irritated Joseph Goebbels: A group of journalists, including William Shirer, was given a tour of the city in order to show that the damage was, in a military sense, almost nonexistent.

    Human Smoke

  • The ground now covering all that could perish of my departed wife, I waited only for what Mr. Micawber called the ‘final pulverization of Heep’; and for the departure of the emigrants.

    David Copperfield

  • In the meantime, though, the new-energy fund would not only ensure that trial by pulverization was used judiciously, it would also help reduce the world's dependence on contested and polluting sources of power.

    You Bet Your Life

  • Supporters point to several features which they say cannot be explained by a gravity-driven collapse, including the speed, symmetry, explosiveness, thoroughness of pulverization, and totality of these events, and numerous reports of molten metal pools in the debris piles.

    Independent Investigators Release Suppressed Blueprints of Destroyed World Trade Center Tower

  • Now he reaches in, grabs some pellets, and carries them off the tray for pulverization and scattering.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

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