Sentence Examples


  • It is only a fracture, but she's going to have to stay off it for six weeks.
  • 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 fracture is conchoidal, and the material is brittle.
  • The wire gives the glass great advantages in the event of fracture from a blow or from fire, but owing to the difference in thermal expansion between wire and glass, there is a strong tendency for such " wired glass " to crack spontaneously.
 

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