pressure flaking

noun

Definition of pressure flaking

: the shaping of a stone implement by pressing off flakes with a pointed stick or bone — compare percussion flaking

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History and Etymology for pressure flaking

flaking from gerund of flake

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“Pressure flaking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pressure%20flaking. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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