embrittle

play
verb em·brit·tle \im-ˈbri-təl\

Definition of embrittle

embrittled

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embrittling

play \im-ˈbrit-liŋ, -təl-iŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make brittle

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become brittle

embrittlement

play \im-ˈbri-təl-mənt\ noun

1902

First Known Use of embrittle

1902


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