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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fragment broken off from the edge or face of stone or ore and having at least one thin edge.

Usage examples (29)
  • Obsidian was primarily transferred in the form of spall.
  • The bars oxidise and this results in blistering which may spall the wall.
  • Us neoComs and anarchists kept busy, thrashing to some third-rate spall band on a packing-crate stage.
  • On a steel plate, usually only one spall, approximately the shape of the explosive charge, is thrown from the plate. for more
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