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brittle silver ore
Stephanite Steph"an*ite, n. [So named after the Archduke Stephan, mining director of Austria.] (Min.) A sulphide of antimony and silver of an iron-black color and metallic luster; called also black silver, and brittle silver ore.
Brittle silver ore
. Farewell, thou pretty, brittle piece Of fine-cut crystal. --Cotton. Brittle silver ore, the mineral stephanite.
Brittlely
Brittlely Brit"tle*ly, adv. In a brittle manner. --Sherwood.
Brittleness
Brittleness Brit"tle*ness, n. Aptness to break; fragility.

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- material is brittle if, when subjected to stress, it fractures with little elastic deformation and without significant plastic deformation. Brittle materials...
- Brittle is a type of confection consisting of flat broken pieces of hard sugar candy embedded with nuts such as pecans, almonds, or peanuts, which are...
- Malleable materials can be formed cold using stamping or pressing, whereas brittle materials may be cast or ther****rmed. High degrees of ductility occur...
- Brittle stars, serpent stars, or ophiuroids are echinoderms in the class Ophiuroidea closely related to starfish. They crawl across the sea floor using...
- Brittle systems theory creates an analogy between communication theory and mechanical systems. A brittle system is a system characterized by a sudden and...
- of displacement, it is called a shear crack, slip band, or dislocation. Brittle fractures occur with no apparent deformation before fracture; ductile fractures...
- Brittleness is the liability of a material to fracture when subjected to stress. Brittle or brittleness may also refer to: Brittle (food), a confection...
- brittle materials like gl**** do not show any plastic deformation but fail while the deformation is elastic. One of the characteristics of a brittle failure...
- Glen Brittle (Gleann Breadail in Scottish Gaelic) is a large glen in the south of the Isle of Skye, in Scotland. It runs roughly south to north, along...
- Brittle asthma is a type of asthma distinguishable from other forms by recurrent, severe attacks. There are two subtypes divided by symptoms: Type 1 and...