Noun(1) a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony(2) a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River(3) a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing
Adjective(1) showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
(1) He shows Richard how to use a flint and steel and how to use hand-made sulphur matches called spunks.(2) It passes upwards into almost flat-lying white coccolith chalk with parallel lines of black flint nodules.(3) Misch metal is used to make the flint in cigarette lighters.(4) Dom flicked the striker with his thumb which rolled against the flint , it then made a spark that ignited the fuel it contained, creating a small flame.(5) Indeed, when hafted lithic tools were broken or became worn out, trips to flint or chert sources would have been necessary.(6) From his saddle bags Draco took two torches and some flint and steel to light them.(7) For hundreds of years, firearms depended upon fiery sparks from the forced impact of flint upon steel.(8) Fieldwalking revealed a wide range of lithic materials used for cutting tools, including local gravel, Pennine chert and flint from the Wolds and coast.(9) flint implements(10) Silica precipitated from aqueous solution at low temperatures gives cryptocrystalline varieties such as opal, jasper, chalcedony, agate, carnelian, onyx, flint , and chert.(11) Taking the flint and steel from his satchel, he cast sparks upon the torches, and they soon erupted into full flame.(12) Like the first, it includes some world-class localities, such as gypsum crystals from Eilsworth and flint from Flint Ridge.(13) Ester and Edna spent some time in the dark grove gathering wood, and Rachel sparked a flint over dried leaves before the altar, and soon they created a bright little fire.(14) I found my husband's flint and steel and struck a spark.(15) I pull out my lighter, watch the flint spark to flame, and hold the outer edge of the bark an inch above the brightness.(16) Traces of siliceous spicules in the flint indicate that colonies of sponges populated the ancient seas in which the flint was deposited and were the source of silica for the flint beds.
1. flinty ::
2. obdurate ::
3. stony ::
Different Formsflint, flints, flinty
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