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From: S. M. Halloran (mitch$##$duzen.com.tr)
Date: Fri Jun 05 1998 - 07:06:07 EDT


On 4 Jun 98, s002nxf$##$nova.wright.edu was found to have commented thusly:

> Recently a colleague of mine asked what the word "triturate" meant.
> Unfortunately i neither had run into this word and have been unable to
> find a clear definition of it in the literature or other sources. Any
> help that can be provided would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
>
From Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary at http://www.m-w.com

Main Entry: 1trit7u7rate
Pronunciation: 'tri-ch&-"rAt
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): -rat7ed; -rat7ing
Etymology: Late Latin trituratus, pp. of triturare to thresh, from Latin
tritura act of rubbing, threshing, from tritus, past
participle -- more at TRITE
Date: circa 1755
1 : CRUSH, GRIND
2 : to pulverize and comminute thoroughly by rubbing or grinding
- trit7u7ra7ble /'tri-ch&-r&-b&l/ adjective
- trit7u7ra7tor /-"rA-t&r/ noun



Mitch Halloran
Research (Bio)chemist
Duzen Laboratories Group
Ankara TURKEY
mitch$##$duzen.com.tr

other job title: Sequoia's (dob 12-20-95) daddy
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