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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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In another paper presented at the same conference, Paul Staples from Ausenco took a critical look at why SAG mills are not always as successful in operation as the comminution circuit designers had expected.
As the regular incision like this is not giving access and the vastus needs to be retracted medially, much tension is already created, even distracters are used for the visibility of the displacement and comminution on that aspect was poor.
The transportation segment was successful in limiting comminution delays while directly loading into the chip trailer by using a decoupled system.
Comminution, large size of articular surface involvement, and poor bone quality are the most important factors that favor arthroplasty over internal fixation as the surgical option of choice.
In brief, comminution or sparagmos effectively bridges the positive epiphany about the fantastic or apocalyptic capability of Blake's satiric acids in Fearful Symmetry with Frye's mature thought in the Anatomy.
As a result comminution by impact was greatly reduced.
Particle comminution was most efficient when carried out at higher consistencies.
The short course titles are as follows: "Particle Characterization," "Synthesis of Particle-Based Materials," "Basics of Particle Surface Modification," "Controlled Crystallization," "Introduction to Comminution Size Reduction Technology," and "Nanopowder Synthesis.
Coating methods and equipment will be described, including pre-coating versus in-situ use, application methods, organo-silanes, other organo-metallics, functionalized polymers, fatty acids, equipment for filler coating, equipment for coating of dry, pre-comminuted particles, and equipment for coating during wet or dry processing, including comminution.
0 of the Split-Desktop fragmentation analysis software to calculate the particle size distribution of fragmented rock from post-blasted muck piles to material at virtually any point in the comminution circuit.
The volume contains useful suggestions for interpreting the comminution of sherds on the surfaces of sites, and reconstructing processes contributing to the degradation of the surfaces themselves.