pulverization


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pul·ver·i·za·tion

(pŭl'vĕr-i-zā'shŭn),
Reduction to powder.
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pulverization

(pŭl″vĕr-ī-zā′shŭn) [L. pulvis, powder]
The crushing of any substance to powder or tiny particles.
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pausing, our results revealed that when working with the Moses contact mode, the majority of the procedure time was dedicated to lasing during fragmentation (57%) and pulverization (59%) while a minor proportion was attributed to pauses during fragmentation (43%) and pulverization (41%).
Photomicrograph slide of kidney cells showing (a) normal metaphase without chromosome B; (b) normals metaphases with chromosome B; (c) chromosome stickiness; (d) endomitosis; (e) gaps; (f) breaks; (g) chromosome fragments, and (h) pulverization of P.
Improvement of nursery cane quality, leaf chlorophyll content and cold hardiness of grapevines (Vitis Spp.) by nano-size calcite pulverization. 35th World Congress of Vine and Wine, 10th General Assembly of the OIV, 18-22.06.2012, Izmir/Turkey (in press).
In our previous work [7], a novel biomass pulverization technology was developed, which can break wood chip (22 mm) into wood powder (150 [micro]m) with lower energy consumption (80 [kWht.sup.-1]).
These observations suggest that the MgTi-[10%.sub.w] Pd electrode pulverization is mainly induced by the mechanical action of the [H.sub.2] bubbles as observed for the MgNi electrode.
Whatever the used method, after 14 days the average residues of Amitraz were at 40 [micro]g/kg (with fumigation) and at 110 [micro]g/kg (with pulverization).
At the unit entrance preparation is performed in such way that pulverization of rubber and plastic is done by a cutting tool.
Nano- to microscale rice pulverization processes result in smaller average particle sizes.
This process is termed as pulverization. Pulverization is done in order to improve the utilization of the fuel efficiently.
Measurements were made twice: at time zero (when animals were introduced into the cage 2 hours after pulverization) and 3 days after exposure.