Definition of Spalt

1. n. Spelter.



2. a. Liable to break or split; brittle; as, spalt timber.

3. v. t. & i. To split off; to cleave off, as chips from a piece of timber, with an ax.

Definition of Spalt

1. Noun. spelter ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of wood) brittle ¹

3. Verb. To break off pieces , especially with an axe etc; to splinter ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spalt

1. to split [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: split

Medical Definition of Spalt

1. Spelter. Origin: Cf. G. Spaltstein, from spalten to split. (17 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spalt

spallable
spallation
spallation product
spallations
spalle
spalled
spaller
spallers
spalles
spalling
spallings
spallogenic
spalls
spalpeen
spalpeens
spalt (current term)
spalted
spalting
spalting knife
spaltings
spalts
spam
spam musubi
spam relay
spam relays
spamblock
spamblocks
spambot
spambots
spamdexing

Literary usage of Spalt

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1. A German-English Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"relating to cleavage, fissure, fission ; interstitial spalt-algen, pl. algae which ... spalt spalten, vt & i. to cleave, to slit, to chap, to fissure, ..."

2. Lang's German-English Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied by Hugo Lang, Milton Kayton Meyers (1913)
"Gooch's or kettle- holder splint — der Her/tone, reduplication of cardiac sound spaltungs-prozess, m. process of decomposition; process of fission spalt ..."

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