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flint

flint

 
pronunciation:
flInt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a very hard form of quartz that gives off sparks when it is struck by steel.
definition 2: a piece of this stone, esp. as used in guns or fire-starting.
I got sparks going by striking the flint with a blow from the back of my knife.
definition 3: a piece of an alloy that sparks like flint, esp. as used in cigarette lighters.
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