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Flint

n.1.(Min.) 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.
2.A piece of flint for striking fire; - formerly much used, esp. in the hammers of gun locks.
3.Anything extremely hard, unimpressible, and unyielding, like flint.
Flint age
(Geol.) Same as Stone age, under Stone.
Flint brick
a fire made principially of powdered silex.
Flint glass
See in the Vocabulary.
Flint implements
(Archæol.) tools, etc., employed by men before the use of metals, such as axes, arrows, spears, knives, wedges, etc., which were commonly made of flint, but also of granite, jade, jasper, and other hard stones.
Flint mill
a - (Pottery) A mill in which flints are ground.
b - (Mining) An obsolete appliance for lighting the miner at his work, in which flints on a revolving wheel were made to produce a shower of sparks, which gave light, but did not inflame the fire damp.
Flint stone
a hard, siliceous stone; a flint.
- Knight.
Flint wall
a kind of wall, common in England, on the face of which are exposed the black surfaces of broken flints set in the mortar, with quions of masonry.
Liquor of flints
a solution of silica, or flints, in potash.
To skin a flint
to be capable of, or guilty of, any expedient or any meanness for making money.
Noun1.flint - a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony
2.Flint - a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
Synonyms: Flint River
3.Flint - a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing
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