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Meaning of TRITURATE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trit"u*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Triturated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Triturating}.] [L. trituratus, p. p. of
triturate to thrash (grain), fr. terere, tritum, to rub, rub
to pieces. See {Trite}.]
1. To rub, grind, bruise, or thrash.

2. To rub or grind to a very fine or impalpable powder; to
   pulverize and comminute thoroughly.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Triturate means:
  1. Verb: to crush and mix thoroughly by rubbing or grinding (or, in the case of cell preparations, sloshing in a pipette).
  2. Noun: something that has been crushed and mixed thoroughly by rubbing or grinding (or, in the case of cell preparations, sloshing in a pipette).
 

 

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