Definition of Frangibility

1. Noun. Quality of being easily damaged or destroyed.

Exact synonyms: Breakability, Fragility, Frangibleness
Generic synonyms: Vulnerability
Derivative terms: Breakable, Fragile, Frangible, Frangible



Definition of Frangibility

1. n. The state or quality of being frangible.

Definition of Frangibility

1. Noun. The state or quality of being frangible. ¹

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Definition of Frangibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frangibility

francoanellite
francoas
francocentric
francolin
francolins
francolite
francolites
franconite
francophone
francos
francs
frangent
franger
frangers
frangibilities
frangibility (current term)
frangible
frangibly
frangipane
frangipanes
frangipani
frangipanis
frangipanni
franglais
frangula
frangulic acid
frangulin
frangulinic
franion
franions

Literary usage of Frangibility

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1. A Treatise on the External, Chemical and Physical Characters of Minerals by Robert Jameson (1817)
"By frangibility is understood the resistance which minerals oppose when we attempt to break them into ... The degrees of frangibility are the following. 1. ..."

2. An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy: Comprising an Introduction to the Science by William Phillips, Robert Allan, Francis Alger (1844)
"The frangibility of some minerals may in a measure be said to depend upon their structure; in all, it is probably dependent on some peculiarity in the ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1892)
"Dr. A. Richardson (" Philosophical Magazine," September) has devised a new method of measuring the intensity of rays of high re- frangibility. ..."

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