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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 breaks with little elastic deformation and without significant plastic deformation. Brittle materials...
- Brittle stars or ophiuroids are echinoderms in the cl**** Ophiuroidea closely related to starfish. They crawl across the sea floor using their flexible...
- 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...
- 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...
- Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design, 10th Edition, for both ductile and brittle materials, it is possible to postulate a broader quantifiable definition...
- of displacement, it is called a shear crack, slip band, or dislocation. Brittle fractures occur with no apparent deformation before fracture; ductile fractures...
- Brownie Brittle is a food product produced by Sheila G. Brands. Brownie Brittle was invented by Sheila G. Mains in Palm Beach, Florida, as a part of Sheila...
- Brittleness is the liability of a material to fracture when subjected to stress. Brittle or brittleness may also refer to: Brittle (food), confections...
- Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease, is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones. It results in bones that...
- 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...
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