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Daemon
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(verb) Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.

Synonyms: bray, mash, crunch, grind

Usage: The chef comminuted the spices in his mortar for several minutes before sprinkling them on the chicken.
KSPavan
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Definition: (verb) Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.
Synonyms: bray, mash, crunch, grind
Usage: The chef comminuted the spices in his mortar for several minutes before sprinkling them on the chicken.
Adyl Mouhei
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Daemon wrote:
comminute

(verb) Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.

Synonyms: bray, mash, crunch, grind

Usage: The chef comminuted the spices in his mortar for several minutes before sprinkling them on the chicken.
Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Friday, March 29, 2019 10:53:28 AM

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Definition: (verb) Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.
Synonyms: bray, mash, crunch, grind
Usage: The chef comminuted the spices in his mortar for several minutes before sprinkling them on the chicken.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Friday, March 29, 2019 1:02:12 PM

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Increasing the vocabulary incursion for this day, comminute is an industrial process used in iron ore exploration.
See below an instance of the process:


8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Monday, April 1, 2019 4:33:19 AM

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Daemon wrote:
comminute

(verb) Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.

Synonyms: bray, mash, crunch, grind

Usage: The chef comminuted the spices in his mortar for several minutes before sprinkling them on the chicken.



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Yesterday's thunderstorm produced a hail core that turned
fragile roof shingles into comminute debris that washed
on to the lawns and driveways of many homes.
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