pulverize ( pulverizes 3rd person present) ( pulverizing present participle) ( pulverized past tense & past participle )
in BRIT, also use pulverise
1 verb To pulverize something means to do great damage to it or to destroy it completely.
...the economic policies which pulverised the economy during the 1980s... V n
2 verb If someone pulverizes an opponent in an election or competition, they thoroughly defeat them.
He is set to pulverise his two opponents in the race for the presidency. V n
3 verb If you pulverize something, you make it into a powder by crushing it.
Using a pestle and mortar, pulverise the bran to a coarse powder... V n
The fries are made from pellets of pulverised potato. V-ed
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 bray, comminute, crush, granulate, grind, levigate (Chemistry) mill, pestle, pound, triturate
2 (figurative) annihilate, blow out of the water (slang) crush, defeat, demolish, destroy, flatten, lick (informal) smash, stuff (slang) tank (slang) vanquish, wipe the floor with (informal) wreck
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