[ floo-i-dahyz ]
/ ˈflu ɪˌdaɪz /
verb (used with object), flu·id·ized, flu·id·iz·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·id·ized, flu·id·iz·ing.
to become fluid.
Words nearby fluidize
Also especially British, flu·id·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM fluidizeflu·id·i·za·tion, nounflu·id·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fluidize
/ (ˈfluːɪˌdaɪz) /
(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 fluidizefluidization or fluidisation, nounfluidizer or fluidiser, noun
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