defibrate

[ dee-fahy-breyt ]
/ diˈfaɪ breɪt /

verb (used with object), de·fi·brat·ed, de·fi·brat·ing.

to break (wood, paper, garbage, etc.) into fibrous components; reduce to fibers.

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