comminution

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comminution

[‚käm·ə′nü·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
Breaking up or grinding into small fragments. Also known as pulverization.
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Therefore, hardwood takes more energy to grind and requires more fuel to comminute.
The school has been an easy target, with its commuter students and comminute facilities and, above all else its substandard chain of command under outgoing President Blenda Wilson and recently ousted athletic director Paul Bubb.
Paper recycling processes are comprised of unit operations designed to comminute and remove ink and contaminates from pulp.
The machine must therefore efficiently cut and comminute a wide range of materials commonly used in the field of agriculture, construction and environment.