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 pulverize
Along the way, the GOP yearns to privatize and pulverize Medicare and Social Security.Obama Must Fight One More Campaign: To Keep Senate & Win House in 2014|Robert Shrum|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Egypt has first-class F-16s that could pulverize any Libyan opposition.
Pulverize the surface thoroughly by repeated harrowing and rolling, and it will be ready to receive the young plants.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America|Fearing Burr
If the ground is well burned it will be a little crusty and whitish, and will pulverize beautifully.
Dry the Residuum or Marc, and pulverize it in a warm mortar with a pound of Charcoal.The Toilet of Flora|Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz
A good plow should not only turn the soil but should pulverize it as well.The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich
Organisms struggle with one another; inert bodies clash and pulverize one another, but do not devour one another.The Breath of Life|John Burroughs
British Dictionary definitions for pulverize
Word Origin for pulverize
Word Origin and History 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.