Flint

a type of stone favored for making stone tools because of its ability to fracture (like glass) in predictable and controllable ways

Flint

A quartz with a high silica content that produces a conchoidal fracture when chipped. It is usually found in association with chalk, limestone, and other rock deposits which contain lime. It commonly occurs in small ovoid nodules as well as in larger veins. Impure flint is known as chert, which varies widely as to texture, color, grain, and knappin......

Flint

A maize (Zea mays indurata) having usually rounded kernels with a hard outer layer.

Flint

Flint is a hard, sedimentary cryptocrystalline form of the mineral quartz, categorized as a variety of chert. It occurs chiefly as nodules and masses in sedimentary rocks, such as chalks and limestones. Inside the nodule, flint is usually dark grey, black, green, white, or brown in colour, and often has a glassy or waxy appearance. A thin layer on...
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flint

(from the article `chert and flint`) very fine-grained quartz (q.v.), a silica mineral with minor impurities. Several varieties are included under the general term chert: jasper, ... ...remains of radiolarians settle to the ocean floor and form radiolarian ooze. When the ocean bottom is lifted and transformed into land, the ooze ... ...
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Flint

[n] - a hard kind of stone 2. [n] - a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River 3. [n] - a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit
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Flint

• (n.) Anything extremely hard, unimpressible, and unyielding, like flint. • (n.) A massive, somewhat impure variety of quartz, in color usually of a gray to brown or nearly black, breaking with a conchoidal fracture and sharp edge. It is very hard, and strikes fire with steel. • (n.) A piece of flint for striking fire; -- formerly m...
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Flint

(single layer Germany) Single location in the municipality Röttingen (area Maindreieck) in the German growing area Franconia, The oriented south-southeast to southeast vineyards in 270 to 340 meters above sea level with 30 to 50% slope include 33 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of porous, skeletally rich shell limestone with loamy ...
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Flint

[Amtrak station] Baggage cannot be checked at this location; however, up to two suitcases in addition to any `personal items` such as briefcases, purses, laptop bags, and infant equipment are allowed on board as carry-ons. ...
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Flint

[automobile] The Flint was an automobile marque that was assembled by the Flint Motors Division, Flint, Michigan between 1923 and 1927. Flint Motors was a wholly owned subsidiary of Durant Motors Company (USA). ==Assembly== The Flint was considered an assembled car because Durant Motors used components manufactured by outside suppliers to b...
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Flint

[G.I. Joe] Flint is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero series. He was originally created as a character for the Sunbow G.I. Joe cartoon series in 1984, and later introduced into the comic book and produced as an action figure in 1985. He is portrayed by D.J. Cotrona in the 2013 film G.I. Joe: Retaliation. ==Profil...
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Flint

Flint noun [ Anglo-Saxon flint , akin to Swedish flinta , Danish flint ; confer Old High German flins flint, German flinte gun (cf. English flint lock), perhaps akin to Greek ... brick. Confer Plinth .] 1. (Min.) A massive, somewhat imp...
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flint

1. <chemical> A massive, somewhat impure variety of quartz, in colour usually of a gray to brown or nearly black, breaking with a conchoidal fracture and sharp edge. It is very hard, and strikes fire with steel. ... 2. A piece of flint for striking fire; formerly much used, especially. In the hammers of gun locks. ... 3. Anything extremely ha...
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Flint

A hard silicate rock found in the form of nodules in chalk geology. When fractured it exhibits a dark, glassy surface. knapped fling has been deliberately fractured to give a shiny surface that can be used ornamentally. See also flushwork.
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Flint

A popular name for darkcolored chert (cryptocrystalline quartz).
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Flint

a pure form of silica found in clay, but most frequently in the chalk deposits of south east England. Very hard and easily split, it has long been used as a building material, only dying out as brick became more widely available. A product of glacial action, flints are usually small and roun...
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Flint

A rock composed of the cryptocrystalline form of silica. In Britain it is often associated with Chalk.
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Flint

a type of stone used to make tools, especially blades.
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flint

A variety of chert , often black because of included organic matter.
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Flint

Chalcedony
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Flint

city, seat (1836) of Genesee county, eastern Michigan, U.S. It lies along the Flint River, 60 miles (100 km) northwest of Detroit. It originated in ...
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flint

Compact, hard, brittle mineral (a variety of chert), brown, black, or grey in colour, found as nodules in limestone or shale deposits. It consists of cryptocrystalline (grains too small to be...
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flint

Compact, hard, brittle mineral (a variety of chert), brown, black, or grey in colour, found as nodules in limestone or shale deposits. It consists of cryptocrystalline (grains too small to be visible even under a light microscope) silica, SiO2, principally in the crystalline form of quartz. Implements fashioned from flint wer...
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Flint

Dense, fine-grained, naturally occurring form of silica that fractures conchoidally.
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flint

Designation for the positive taste impression of a wine in the context of a wine address, This flavor will dry matured wines awarded on floors have grown with fire stone content and are characterized by great cleanliness. In this context, are often the French white wines chablis. Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre, as well as the Italian Vernaccia di San G...
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