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Origin of frangible
OTHER WORDS FROM frangiblefran·gi·bil·i·ty, fran·gi·ble·ness, nounnon·fran·gi·bil·i·ty, nounnon·fran·gi·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH frangiblefrangible , fungible
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Example sentences from the Web for frangible
If it become frangible, add a sufficient quantity of mercury, and it will be perfect.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
Its lamellar texture is not very distinct; its fracture is wavy, and it is easily frangible.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Fortunately there was nothing frangible inside, and so no damage was done.Marco Paul's Voyages and Travels; Vermont|Jacob Abbott
The women bore crockery and other frangible articles, and helped Fessenden's drive the cow.
A frangible plate D closes the end of barrel A, but blows out above a certain pressure to avoid bursting strain in the gun.The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.|Edward W. Byrn