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nebulize

[neb-yuh-lahyz] /ˈnɛb yəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), nebulized, nebulizing.
1.
to reduce to fine spray; atomize.
verb (used without object), nebulized, nebulizing.
2.
to become vague, indistinct, or nebulous.
Also, especially British, nebulise.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; nebul(a) + -ize
Related forms
nebulization, noun
nebulizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nebulize

nebulize

/ˈnɛbjʊˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to convert (a liquid) into a mist or fine spray; atomize
Derived Forms
nebulization, nebulisation, noun
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