embrittle

verb em·brit·tle \ im-ˈbri-tᵊl \

Definition of embrittle

embrittled; embrittling play \im-ˈbrit-liŋ, -tᵊl-iŋ\
: to make brittle
: to become brittle

embrittlement

play \im-ˈbri-tᵊl-mənt\ noun

First Known Use of embrittle

1902

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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