Sentence Examples


  • It is only a fracture, but she's going to have to stay off it for six weeks.
  • The fracture is conchoidal, and the material is brittle.
  • In consequence of this composite formation, amethyst is apt to break with a rippled fracture, or to show "thumb markings," and the intersection of two sets of curved ripples may produce on the fractured surface a pattern something like that of "engine turning."
  • In colour they vary from ash-grey to black, and their fracture is conchoidal.
  • The Red Sea is formed by a line of fracture, probably dating from Pliocene times, crossing the centre of a dome of Archean rocks, on both flanks of which, in Egypt and Arabia., rest Secondary and Tertiary deposits.