Definition of spall
: a small fragment or chip especially of stone
Examples of spall in a Sentence
found a variety of uses for the spalls left over from their stonecutting operations
Recent Examples of spall from the Web
The reports noted that numerous repairs had been made to cracks and spalls in the spillway.
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Origin and Etymology of spall
Middle English spalle
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of spall
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