Definition of Comminutes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of comminute) ¹



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Definition of Comminutes

1. comminute [v] - See also: comminute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comminutes

comming
commingle
commingled
comminglement
comminglements
commingler
comminglers
commingles
commingling
comminglingly
comminglings
comminute
comminuted
comminuted fracture
comminuted skull fracture
comminutes (current term)
comminuting
comminution
comminutions
commis
commiserable
commiserate
commiserated
commiserates
commiserating
commiseratingly
commiseration
commiserations
commiserative
commiserator

Literary usage of Comminutes

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"... cured this man of stealing his wood Г " ' Such a man may found states and save comminutes, but to amass a large private fortune is beyond his power. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"She comminutes their food; she scrapes the earth in search of worms, which she abandons to them ; she stops from 'time to time, crouches down, and, ..."

3. The Life of Inland Waters: An Elementary Text Book of Freshwater Biology for by James George Needham, John Thomas Lloyd (1915)
"A ribbon- like rasp (radula) within the mouth drawn back and forth across the plant tissue scrapes it and comminutes it for swallowing. ..."

4. The Order of Nature: An Essay by Lawrence Joseph Henderson (1917)
"... it deposits them in great variety and inexhaustible profusion in the ocean; it comminutes and disperses all kinds of insoluble minerals, ..."

5. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1854)
"If the lens is soft and friable, fragments of it fall like snow into the anterior chamber, as the surgeon comminutes the capsule. When he observes this, ..."

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