Definition of atomize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

atomize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈætəmaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈætəmaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they atomize
BrE BrE//ˈætəmaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈætəmaɪz//
 
he / she / it atomizes
BrE BrE//ˈætəmaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈætəmaɪzɪz//
 
past simple atomized
BrE BrE//ˈætəmaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈætəmaɪzd//
 
past participle atomized
BrE BrE//ˈætəmaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈætəmaɪzd//
 
-ing form atomizing
BrE BrE//ˈætəmaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈætəmaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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atomize something to reduce something to atoms or very small pieces
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: atomize