flintlike
adjective see flint

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  • flintlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling flint : hard and resistant flintlike determination …   Useful english dictionary

  • flintlike — adjective Resembling flint; stony …   Wiktionary

  • flintlike — adj. hard, stony, unyielding, similar to flint, like flint …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flint — flintlike, adj. /flint/, n. 1. a hard stone, a form of silica resembling chalcedony but more opaque, less pure, and less lustrous. 2. a piece of this, esp. as used for striking fire. 3. a chunk of this used as a primitive tool or as the core from …   Universalium

  • Chert — (ch[ e]rt), n. [Ir. ceart stone, perh. akin to E. crag.] (Min.) An impure, massive, flintlike quartz or hornstone, of a dull color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fe3O4 — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felsite — Fel site, n. [Cf. {Feldspar}.] (Min.) A finegrained rock, flintlike in fracture, consisting essentially of orthoclase feldspar with occasional grains of quartz. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron — I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron age — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron cement — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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