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.
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Analysis on the effects of dump truck productivity on the combined loader and grinder cost revealed that a 20 percent drop in dump truck production would result in a 25 percent increase in comminution cost or $4.45/BDT (Fig.
Dorsal comminution was observed in most patients, and only one patient sustained a partial articular fracture (Table 1).
The second set of processes differs between the systems studied on a conceptual level with regard to location of the comminution process.
The comminution testwork involving impact crushing work index and unconfined compressive strength testing of samples showing them to be soft across the three ore types tested.
Intraoperatively 50% of articular surface on right side and 40% on the left side was lost due to comminution and as such no useful and stable reconstruction was possible and a decision of bilateral bipolar hemiarthroplasty was taken.
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.
At present, one-third of the company's revenue comes from machines for processing and comminution of biomass, Heissenberger said.
Speaking to users and designers of plants, the 57 papers cover research and characterization; engineering, commissioning, start-up, and case studies; sampling, bench, and pilot plant test work; flotation; extractive metallurgy; comminution; financial and feasibility studies; particle separation; other separation processes; and process development.
FLSmidth will deliver comminution and sedimentation machinery to the plant, located in Long Harbour, Newfoundland.