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Correct spelling:
friable
Definition:
FRIABLENESS, FRIABILITY.

Synonyms:

adjective
brittle
breakable, crumbly, fragile, study at fragile.
granular
gritty.
gritty
lumpy, in particles, calculous, gravelly, Sabulous, branlike, pulverant.
light
frothy, lithe, lightest, unheavy, featherweight, light-footed, sylphlike, weightless, Floatable, Gossamery, Imponderous, tissuelike.
powdery
floury, mealy, Branny.
relaxing
softening.
short
short, shortest.
noun
friable
breakable, light, loose, sandy.
Examples of usage:
  1. It is grayish- white, fine grained, compact, earthy, often friable, and with flakes of brown mica. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  2. The stone of Syracuse is friable and easily disintegrated. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  3. Nearly all grapes require a friable soil, compactness being a serious defect. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  4. The friable rock, no longer sustained by plant- life, crashes down with each thunderstorm, blocks up the valleys, devastating large tracts of fertile land; it creates swamps in the lowlands, and impedes the outflow of water to the sea. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  5. It is a curiosity in manufacture, for often the curds used are of different ages, and this is accountable for a loose, friable texture. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown

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