verb (used with object), pul·ver·ized, pul·ver·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), pul·ver·ized, pul·ver·iz·ing.
Origin of pulverize
Examples from the Web for pulverise
He rose at once in his anger to answer him, to smash and pulverise him.
High explosive of the kind the Germans use will pulverise the parapet of a trench and kill every one within reach.On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles|Thomas Charles Bridges
Pulverise each of the ingredients separately, and then mix them thoroughly.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Here, clearly, the limit to which it is advisable to pulverise a soil had been exceeded.Manures and the principles of manuring|Charles Morton Aikman
It is so soft that a gentle touch is sufficient to pulverise it.The Jenolan Caves|Samuel Cook
Word Origin for pulverize
early 15c., from Late Latin pulverizare "reduce to powder or dust," from Latin pulvis (genitive pulveris) "dust, powder" (see pollen). Related: Pulverized; pulverizing.