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fluidize

[ floo-i-dahyz ]
/ 藞flu 瑟藢da瑟z /
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verb (used with object), flu路id路ized, flu路id路iz路ing.
to make (something) fluid.
Chemistry. to suspend or transport (finely divided particles) in a stream of gas or air.
verb (used without object), flu路id路ized, flu路id路iz路ing.
to become fluid.
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Also especially British, flu路id路ise .

Origin of fluidize

First recorded in 1850鈥55; fluid + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM fluidize

flu路id路i路za路tion, nounflu路id路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fluidize

fluidize

fluidise

/ (藞flu藧瑟藢da瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make fluid, esp to make (solids) fluid by pulverizing them so that they can be transported in a stream of gas as if they were liquidsfluidized coal

Derived forms of fluidize

fluidization or fluidisation, nounfluidizer or fluidiser, noun
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