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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2 and 3) lacerations, comminution on single or both supracondylar ridges.
A decoupled transportation system was successfully used to minimize potential delays between the comminution and transportation segments.
With our study, we recommend and re-establish the fact that closed intra-medullary interlocking nailing is the current treatment of choice for closed diaphyseal fractures of femur in adults, especially those with significant comminution, long spiral fractures, and segmental fractures.
Although internal fixation remains our first choice for difficult three- or four-part fractures in all physiologically young patients, the relative old age of the patient and the extreme comminution of the humeral head prevented any useful reconstruction and forced us to perform bilateral hemiarthroplasty.
Although the figure of sparagmos and the technical term comminution are more abstract than the original image of satire as an acid, they are essentially similar.
It is extremely difficult to evaluate the various terms separately and thus obtaining an accurate energy balance on the comminution process.
At present, one-third of the company's revenue comes from machines for processing and comminution of biomass, Heissenberger said.
FLSmidth will deliver comminution and sedimentation machinery to the plant, located in Long Harbour, Newfoundland.
The plant detritus associated with soil mineral grains also increased its standing stock under cooler climates, suggesting that abundance of mineral-free detritus and its comminution had stronger control than soil mineralogical factors.
TONER PARTICLE COMMINUTION IN OFFICE PAPER DISPERSION