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Spanish translation of “brittle”

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brittle

adjective /ˈbritl/
hard but easily broken
quebradizo
a brittle material Clay is a very brittle substance.
brittleness noun
lo quebradizo
the brittleness of the glass.
Translations of “brittle”
in Korean (딱딱하지만) 깨지기 쉬운…
in Arabic هَشّ…
in French cassant…
in Italian fragile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 易碎的, 易碎的,脆的…
in Russian хрупкий…
in Turkish kolay kırılır, gevrek…
in Polish kruchy…
in Portuguese quebradiço, frágil…
in German spröde…
in Catalan fràgil, trencadís…
in Japanese (固いが)もろい, 壊れやすい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 易碎的, 易碎的,脆的…
(Definition of brittle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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