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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
    - demolish, pulverise [Brit]
  3. Become powder or dust
    "When it was blown up, the building pulverized";
    - powderize, pulverise [Brit], powderise [Brit]

Derived forms: pulverized, pulverizes, pulverizing

Type of: destroy, destruct, disintegrate, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], uncreate [literary]