/ (prɪl) /
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(tr) to convert (a material) into a granular free-flowing form
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Word Origin for prill
C18: originally a Cornish copper-mining term, of obscure origin
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How to use prill in a sentence
The weight of the button is arrived at by comparing with the mean diameter of a standard prill of gold of known weight.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
At the same time Paul Prill occupied himself in learning the Cornet piston with his father.The Violoncello and Its History|Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski