pulverisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pulverisation annihilation by pulverizing something
    • n pulverisation the act of grinding to a powder or dust
    • n pulverisation a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
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Usage

In literature:

But more often this pulverised matter falls, and this happened on the present occasion.
"The Secret of the Island" by W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
See, I will pulverise one with my heel.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
The hand can bear, without inconvenience, a sand-shower which would pulverise glass.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
It was nothing else than lime that had been burned, and pulverised.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
It may be instructive to consider a few of those paradoxes of Mr. Reddie's which Professor De Morgan found chief occasion to pulverise.
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
Before the raider could fire a second time three shells struck her close to the stern-post, literally pulverising the whole of the poop.
"Wilmshurst of the Frontier Force" by Percy F. Westerman
The pouch contains a supply of coca leaves, and the gourd is filled with pulverised unslaked lime.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
He shall be smashed and pulverised.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
The corporal gunner, unconscious and with one leg pulverised was lifted in.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
And in return he had pulverised her in his rude grasp, and spurned her.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
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In poetry:

Broadening or burrowing to the moon's phases,
turbid with pulverised wastemantle, on through
flatter, duller, hotter, cotton-gin country
it scours, approaching
"River Profile" by W H Auden

In news:

Syria's ancient treasures pulverised .
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In science:

They call this the pulverisation of the continuum in the sense that all, even in´Čünitesimally different, edges lead to orthogonal spin network states.
Loop Quantum Gravity: An Inside View
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