embrittle


em·brit·tle

verb \im-ˈbri-təl\
em·brit·tledem·brit·tling\-ˈbrit-liŋ, -təl-iŋ\

Definition of EMBRITTLE

transitive verb
:  to make brittle
intransitive verb
:  to become brittle
em·brit·tle·ment \-ˈbri-təl-mənt\ noun

First Known Use of EMBRITTLE

1902

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