comminute

Definitions of comminute
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v reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

Synonyms:
bray, crunch, grind, mash
Types:
pulp
reduce to pulp
pestle
grind, mash or pulverize in a mortar
mill
grind with a mill
Type of:
break up, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize
break or cause to break into pieces

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