flint Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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flintnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /flɪnt/
(a ​piece of) ​shinygrey or ​blackstone that is like ​glass (a ​piece of) ​stone or ​metal used in a musket to make it ​fire or in a ​cigarette lighter to ​produce a ​flame
(Definition of flint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flintnoun [C/U]

 us   /flɪnt/
a very hard ​gray or ​blackstone
(Definition of flint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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