fragmentize

[frag-muhn-tahyz]
verb (used with object), fragmentized, fragmentizing.
1.
to break (something) into fragments; break (something) apart.
verb (used without object), fragmentized, fragmentizing.
2.
to fall into fragments.
Also, especially British, fragmentise.


Origin:
1805–15; fragment + -ize

fragmentization, noun
fragmentizer, noun
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Example sentences
The plastic can fatigue and fragmentize under pressure and escape the equipment cabinet confines thereby causing personal injury.
Such development acts to destroy or fragmentize the areas capable of supporting the habitat requirements.
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