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Meaning of ATOMIZE

Pronunciation:  'atu`mIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  break up into small particles; of liquids or solids
  2. [v]  strike at with firepower or bombs; "zap the enemy"
  3. [v]  spray very finely; "atomize perfume"

ATOMIZE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: atomise, atomise, atomise, nuke, zap
 See Also: bomb, bombard, break up, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, spray



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\At"om*ize\, v. t.
To reduce to atoms, or to fine spray.

      The liquids in the form of spray are said to be
      pulverized, nebulized, or atomized.      --Dunglison.

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