- Present participle of levigate.
Variant of levigate
transitive verblevigated, levigating
- to grind to a fine, smooth powder
- to separate fine particles from coarse particles of (a substance) by grinding in water so as to suspend the fine particles, which settle to the bottom last
Origin of levigate; from Classical Latin levigatus, past participle of levigare, to make smooth, polish ; from levis, smooth (see lime) + agere, to make (see act)