Definition of Shattery

1. a. Easily breaking into pieces; not compact; loose of texture; brittle; as, shattery spar.



Definition of Shattery

1. Adjective. Easily breaking into pieces; not compact; loose of texture; brittle. ¹

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Definition of Shattery

1. brittle [adj] - See also: brittle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shattery

shatranj
shatter
shatter box
shatter boxes
shatterable
shatterbox
shatterboxes
shattered
shatterer
shatterers
shattering
shatteringly
shatterproof
shatters
shattery (current term)
shattuckite
shattuckites
shauchle
shauchled
shauchles
shauchly
shaugh
shaughraun
shaughrauns
shaughs
shaul
shauled
shauling
shauls

Literary usage of Shattery

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1. Publications by Parish Register Society, London, London Parish Register Society, Florida State Historical Society, Deland, Deland Florida State Historical Society, Reparations Commission, North Carolina Historical Commission, Yorkshire Philosophical Society, Yorkshire (1897)
"... of shattery. Elizabeth Daughter to Richard Castell. Anne Daughter to William Evans. Jone Bastard to Elizabeth Tonge. John sonne to John Grey. ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland, Geological Society of Dublin (1889)
"White to creamy white; coarsely crystalline to compact; shattery, but seems to be suited for ... Surface-pieces polished well, but were shattery and facial. ..."

3. The Journal of a Naturalist by John Leonard Knapp (1831)
"The parish consists in parts of a poor, shattery gray clay, beneath which we find, in some places, a coarse lias; in others a spongy, rough, ..."

4. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1821)
"Of this class there are various species, as the hard, white stalactite; the white, shattery stalactite ; and the yellow, ..."

5. A System of Mineralogy: In which Minerals are Arranged According to the by ROBERT. JAMESON (1820)
"A good slate must be sufficiently solid, and not brittle and shattery ; for such ... and if it emits a dull sound, it shows that it is soft and shattery. ..."

6. Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1822)
"A confused patch of shattery clay slate, intermixed with GS greywacke, is interposed between the chlorite schist and mountain lime, to the East of ..."

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