fluidize


fluidize
Synonyms and related words:
aerate, aerify, atomize, carbonate, chlorinate, colliquate, cut, decoagulate, decoct, deliquesce, dissolve, distill, emit, etherify, etherize, evaporate, exhale, fluidify, flux, fractionate, fume, fumigate, fuse, gasify, give off, hold in solution, hydrogenate, infuse, leach, liquefy, liquesce, liquidize, lixiviate, melt, melt down, oxygenate, percolate, perfume, reek, run, send out, smoke, solubilize, solve, spray, steam, sublimate, sublime, thaw, thin, unclot, vaporize, volatilize

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  • Fluidize — Flu id*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fluidized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fluidizing}.] To render fluid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fluidize — (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) make into a fluid; cause to have the qualities of a fluid; suspend or transport fine particles in a stream of gas or air (also fluidise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fluidize — [flo͞o′ə dīz΄] vt. fluidized, fluidizing 1. to make fluid 2. to give fluid properties to (a solid), as by pulverizing …   English World dictionary

  • fluidize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: circa 1855 1. to cause to flow like a fluid 2. to suspend (as solid particles) in a rapidly moving stream of gas or vapor to induce flowing motion of the whole • fluidization noun • fluidizer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fluidize — fluidization, n. fluidizer, n. /flooh i duyz /, v., fluidized, fluidizing. v.t. 1. to make (something) fluid. 2. Chem. to suspend or transport (finely divided particles) in a stream of gas or air. v.i. 3. to become fluid. Also, esp. Brit.,… …   Universalium

  • fluidize — verb To give particles of solid the properties of a fluid, either by shaking or by injecting gas …   Wiktionary

  • fluidize — or fluidise flu:ɪdʌɪz verb technical cause (a finely divided solid) to acquire the characteristics of a fluid by passing a gas upwards through it. Derivatives fluidization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • fluidize — flu·id·ize …   English syllables

  • fluidize — flu•id•ize [[t]ˈflu ɪˌdaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing 1) to make fluid 2) chem. to suspend or transport (finely divided particles) in a stream of gas or air • Etymology: 1850–55 flu id•i•za′tion, n. flu′id•iz er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • fluidize — v.tr. (also ise) cause (a finely divided solid) to acquire the characteristics of a fluid by the upward passage of a gas etc. Derivatives: fluidization n …   Useful english dictionary