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micronize

(mī′krō-nīz)
To pulverize a substance into particles only a few micra in size.

micronize

an industrial process of heating grain or pharmaceuticals with microwaves from infrared burners and then rolling to achieve a standard size. The purpose is to produce a dry, free-flowing product.
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Micronizing sorghum denatures the protein in the endosperm and may increase its resistance to microbial digestion (McNeill et al.
Micronizing Company UK was founded in 1971 by David Newton, the father of today's managing director, following upon his successful development of the concept of cooking cereals and other food grains by means of infra-red radiant energy.
The process of combining and adapting the micronizing and wood dust burning technologies to create an integrated renewable green energy system is to commence immediately.
Highwood has commenced converting the milling plant located at Marmora, Ontario into a micronizing facility.
By the fourth quarter of 1994 a new barite micronizing plant had been constructed and commissioned in Guizhou Province.