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3 entries found for flint.
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Main Entry: flint
Pronunciation: primarystressflint
Function: noun
1 : a hard dark quartz that produces a spark when struck by steel
2 a : a piece of flint b : an alloy (as of iron and cerium) used for producing a spark in lighters
3 : something very hard <a heart of flint>
- flint·i·ly /primarystressflint-schwal-emacron/ adverb
- flint·i·ness /primarystressflint-emacron-nschwas/ noun
- flinty /-emacron/ adjective

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