brittleness

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The property by virtue of which a material is fractured without appreciable deformation by the application of load
The state of being brittle; aptness to break; fragility
{n} an aptness to break, tenderness
tendency of a dried film to crack or flake when bent or scratched Synonymous with lack of elasticity
Easily cracked or flaked when bent
The lack of resistance to cracking or breaking of a paint film when bent or flexed
the tendency of a material to fracture without first undergoing significant plastic deformation
firm but easily broken
The measurement of how prone a material is to result in a brittle fracture when placed under stress
{i} fragileness, frailty, crispiness
Aptness to break; fragility
The tendency of a mineral to break easily
The quality of a material that leads to crack propagation with appreciable plastic deformation
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Emotionally fragile, easily offended
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Inflexible, may break or snap easily under stress or pressure
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Not physically tough or tenacious; apt to break or crumble when bending
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Said of rocks and minerals with a conchoidal fracture; capable of being knapped or flaked
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A confection of caramelized sugar and nuts; brickle

As a child my favorite candy was peanut brittle.

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fragile
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{a} apt to break, short weak, frail, tender
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lacking warmth and generosity of spirit; "a brittle and calculating woman"
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easily shattered or broken
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(of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured lacking warmth and generosity of spirit; "a brittle and calculating woman
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Pages are brittle Should not be rounded and backed or put in any presses or clamps
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Brittle means easily broken, cracked or snapped
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(of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured
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A confection of caramelized sugar and nuts
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If you describe a situation, relationship, or someone's mood as brittle, you mean that it is unstable, and may easily change. These incidents suggest the peace in Northern Ireland is still brittle = fragile
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Easily broken, cracked, or snapped under slight bending or deformation
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Easy to break or crack
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Having hardness and rigidity but little tensile strength A brittle material breaks readily under excessive load with a comparatively smooth fracture, as glass does
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caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"
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having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"
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A sound or mix with high-frequency peaks or weak fundamentals; lacking roundness and fullness
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Easily broken; apt to break; fragile; not tough or tenacious
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(adj) nY'grenis, na'grehnihs
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{s} friable; fragile, breakable; sensitive
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caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
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An object or substance that is brittle is hard but easily broken. Pine is brittle and breaks. the dry, brittle ends of the hair
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Inflexible, able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure; not tough or tenacious; weak
brittleness

    Silbentrennung

    brit·tle·ness

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ 'bri-t&l ] (adjective.) 14th century. Middle English britil; akin to Old English brEotan to break, Old Norse brjOta.

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