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nebulize

[ neb-yuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞n蓻b y蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), neb路u路lized, neb路u路liz路ing.
to reduce to fine spray; atomize.
verb (used without object), neb路u路lized, neb路u路liz路ing.
to become vague, indistinct, or nebulous.
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Also especially British, neb路u路lise .

Origin of nebulize

First recorded in 1870鈥75; nebul(a) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM nebulize

neb路u路li路za路tion, nounneb路u路liz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nebulize

nebulize

nebulise

/ (藞n蓻bj蕣藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to convert (a liquid) into a mist or fine spray; atomize

Derived forms of nebulize

nebulization or nebulisation, noun
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