Definition of pulverization in US English:

pulverization

(British pulverisation)

noun

  • See pulverize

    • ‘Back in the centre of the city I sat on a rare block of concrete that had escaped pulverisation and typed my story.’
    • ‘First there is pulverisation, then solidification, then solution with ascension and distillation, and a melting and mixing together.’
    • ‘This document confronts the problem of the excessive concentration of land in large properties and the excessive pulverisation of little enterprises, often at the margins of the market.’
    • ‘This process is used to assist the break-down of large clay clods so that pulverisation requirements are achieved before compaction.’
    • ‘Have they opposed the bondage, the pulverisation of human lives, produced by a system that places capital and profits above human need?’

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