frangibility
noun see frangible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Frangibility — Fran gi*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. frangibilit[ e].] The state or quality of being frangible. Fox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frangibility — See frangible. * * * …   Universalium

  • frangibility — noun The state or quality of being frangible …   Wiktionary

  • frangibility — n. fragility, quality of being easily broken …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frangibility — fran·gi·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • frangibility — noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed • Syn: ↑fragility, ↑breakability, ↑frangibleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑frangible, ↑frangible (for: ↑frangibleness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frangible — frangibility, frangibleness, n. /fran jeuh beuhl/, adj. easily broken; breakable: Most frangible toys are not suitable for young children. [1375 1425; late ME < OF, deriv. of L frangere to BREAK; see IBLE] Syn. fragile, frail. * * * …   Universalium

  • breakability — noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed • Syn: ↑fragility, ↑frangibleness, ↑frangibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑frangible (for: ↑frangibility), ↑frangible …   Useful english dictionary

  • fragility — noun 1. quality of being easily damaged or destroyed • Syn: ↑breakability, ↑frangibleness, ↑frangibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑frangible (for: ↑frangibility), ↑frangible …   Useful english dictionary

  • frangibleness — noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed • Syn: ↑fragility, ↑breakability, ↑frangibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑frangible (for: ↑frangibility), ↑frangible, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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