Meaning of triturate

trit•u•rate

Pronunciation: (v.trich'u-rāt"n.trich'ur-it), [key]
— v., n. -rat•ed, -rat•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to reduce to fine particles or powder by rubbing, grinding, bruising, or the like; pulverize.
—n.
  1. a triturated substance.
  2. trituration (def. 3).
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