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spall

noun \ ˈspȯl \

Definition of spall

: a small fragment or chip especially of stone

Examples of spall in a Sentence

  1. found a variety of uses for the spalls left over from their stonecutting operations

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Origin and Etymology of spall

Middle English spalle


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spall

verb

Definition of spall

transitive verb
: to break up or reduce by or as if by chipping with a hammer
intransitive verb
1 : to break off chips, scales, or slabs : exfoliate
2 : to undergo spallation

spallable

play \ˈspȯ-lə-bəl\ adjective

First Known Use of spall

1758



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