verb (used with object), trit·u·rat·ed, trit·u·rat·ing.
Origin of triturate
Examples from the Web for triturate
Empty the sample of soil into the mortar and triturate thoroughly.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Mix the saccharin with the senna, add the sugar and triturate thoroughly until well mixed.
Triturate gently in a mortar and compress in a tablet machine, using 3/8-inch die and punches, to make one hundred 0.30 Gm.
Triturate thoroughly; and compress in a tablet machine, using 3/8-inch die and punches, to make one hundred 0.30 Gm.
Triturate the spirit of nitroglycerin with the red fat sugar and permit the alcohol to evaporate.
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Word Origin for triturate
Word Origin and History for triturate
1755, from Late Latin trituratus, past participle of triturare "to thresh, to grind," from Latin tritura "a rubbing, a threshing," from past participle stem of terere "to rub" (see throw). Related: Triturated; triturating.