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nebulize

[neb-yuh-lahyz]
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verb (used with object), neb·u·lized, neb·u·liz·ing.
  1. to reduce to fine spray; atomize.
verb (used without object), neb·u·lized, neb·u·liz·ing.
  1. to become vague, indistinct, or nebulous.
Also especially British, neb·u·lise.

Origin of nebulize

First recorded in 1870–75; nebul(a) + -ize
Related formsneb·u·li·za·tion, nounneb·u·liz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nebulize

nebulize

nebulise

verb
  1. (tr) to convert (a liquid) into a mist or fine spray; atomize
Derived Formsnebulization or nebulisation, noun
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