Definition of Sectility

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



Definition of Sectility

1. Noun. The property of being able to be cut; examples of materials with this property include wood, metal, and paper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sectility

1. [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sectility

sectarianize
sectarianized
sectarianizes
sectarianizing
sectarians
sectaries
sectarism
sectarisms
sectarist
sectarists
sectary
sectator
sectators
sectile
sectilities
sectility (current term)
sectio
section
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section gang
section hand
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section signs
sectionable
sectional
sectional impression
sectional radiography

Literary usage of Sectility

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1. A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon: With Instructions for by Joseph Henry Collins (1871)
"It may be distinguished from Fahlerz by its sectility and grey streak ; from galena by the absence of cleavage and sectility ; from pyrargyrite by its ..."

2. A System of Mineralogy: In which Minerals are Arranged According to the by Robert Jameson (1820)
"It is distinguished from Native Silver, by its sectility and cleavage : from White Cobalt^ by its sectility, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"... and the color of their streak; and minerals of non-metallic luster with white or light pray streak, and according to their sectility or hardness. $2. ..."

4. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1877)
"... globule is known to be silver by its flattening out readily under a hammer, and also by its sectility. The species vary in specific ..."

5. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1869)
"... globule of silver either alone or with »oda ; the globule is known to be silver by its flattening out readily under a hammer, and also by its sectility. ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1900)
"From the well-known sectility of tellurides, combined with the very fine crushing necessary for the ..."

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