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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Break up into small particles; Strike at with firepower or bombs; Spray very finely.

Usage examples (38)
  • A combination of centrifugal and electrostatic energy is used to atomize and distribute coating fluids uniformly over the target surface.
  • atomize perfume
  • Verb (used without object) : Critics say the group has atomized around several leaders
  • The idea that Israeli settlements somehow "atomize" Palestinian land for more
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