Definition of micronize in English:


transitive verb

(also British micronise)
[with object]
  • Break (a substance) into very fine particles.

    ‘scientists have been able to micronize titanium dioxide’
    • ‘In the '90s, most creatine monohydrate wasn't micronized (ground down to a very fine powder for better absorption in the intestines and causing less diarrhea).’
    • ‘The key ingredient is the physical block zinc oxide, which has been micronized to create a colorless and lightweight lotion that feels natural and nongreasy.’
    • ‘Most of today's creatine monohydrate is micronized.’



/ˈmīkrəˌnīz/ /ˈmaɪkrəˌnaɪz/