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Words nearby brittleness
Example sentences from the Web for brittleness
This serves to temper them, and take off their brittleness; great care here too must be taken of the degree of heat.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Both of these materials, however, make the yarn brittle, and other ingredients are combined with them to overcome the brittleness.Textiles|William H. Dooley
The earlier tungsten lamps were very fragile, owing to the brittleness of the filament.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
You seem to have had a sort of inkling about my brittleness when you were here.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It does not affect the hardness, but increases the elastic limit and reduces the brittleness of the steel.Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting|Harold P. Manly