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Adjective: pulverized  'púl-vu,rIzd
  1. Consisting of fine particles
    "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding";
    - powdered, powdery, pulverised [Brit], small-grained, fine-grained
Verb: pulverize  'púl-vu,rIz
  1. Make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    "pulverize the grains";
    - powderize, powderise [Brit], powder, pulverise [Brit]
     
  2. Destroy completely
    "pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand";
    - demolish, pulverise [Brit]
     
  3. Become powder or dust
    "When it was blown up, the building pulverized";
    - powderize, pulverise [Brit], powderise [Brit]

See also: fine

Type of: destroy, destruct, disintegrate, spifflicate, spiflicate