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Definition of "comminuted" [comminuted]

  • Reduced to small particles or to powder, as by crushing or pulverizing. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of comminute. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "comminuted" in a sentence
  • "What they now figured out is that this is more of what's called a comminuted fracture, sort of a common high energy impact, flipped over the handlebars."
  • "When he got to Austin, they got more x-rays and they found it's more what's known as a comminuted fracture."
  • "Organic constituents, such as comminuted shells, and silicious and calcareous exuviae of infusorial animals and plants, are sometimes found mingled in considerable quantities with mineral sands."