comminution


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comminution

 [kom″ĭ-nu´shun]
the act of breaking, or condition of being broken, into small fragments.

com·mi·nu·tion

(kom'i-nū'shŭn),
A breaking into several pieces, especially in describing a fracture.

com·mi·nu·tion

(kom'i-nū'shŭn)
A breaking into several pieces.

comminution (kˈ·m nōōˑ·shn),

n the grinding of a hard material (e.g., wood, seeds) into powder to release the essential oils.

comminution

the act of breaking, or condition of being broken, into small fragments.
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Another factor that directly affects particle size distribution during the comminution process is moisture content of biomass feedstocks.
These results relate to the Comminution test work being undertaken
In the Notebooks for Anatomy of Criticism, Frye abstracts his revised image of satire as a solvent into the idea of literary fragmentation, which he most commonly calls comminution or, more figuratively, sparagmos.
Bilgilli et al [1] estimated that of all the energy generated in the world was utilized for the comminution operation.
During the tribological process, oxidized wear debris are produced either by a transient oxidation process (oxidation, removal of the oxide at the next transversal and reoxidation) or by formation, fracture, comminution and oxidation of metal debris particles.
The comminution initially generates partide porosity.
At present, one-third of the company's revenue comes from machines for processing and comminution of biomass, Heissenberger said.
Similar means of comminution have been applied to liberate the organic and inorganic fractions of oil shales for flotation beneficiation of El-Lajjun oil shale from Jordan and Himmetoglu and Beypazari oil shales from Turkey [11,12].
They show different organic matter, degrees of comminution and blackening, moderately generally starting in inner parts.
Unlike the above-mentioned protein matrix, most foodstuff samples only require sample preparation methods such as comminution, dilution, extraction and/ or filtration.
1985); as well as the comminution and chemical degradation which are believed to influence the fill effect of tropical grass in ruminants (Wilson, 1994).