friable

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fri·a·ble

 (frī′ə-bəl)
adj.
Readily crumbled; brittle: friable asbestos insulation.

[Latin friābilis, from friāre, to crumble.]

fri′a·bil′i·ty n.

friable

(ˈfraɪəbəl)
adj
easily broken up; crumbly
[C16: from Latin friābilis, from friāre to crumble; related to Latin fricāre to rub down]
ˌfriaˈbility, ˈfriableness n

fri•a•ble

(ˈfraɪ ə bəl)

adj.
easily crumbled or reduced to powder.
[1555–65; < Latin friābilis]
fri`a•bil′i•ty, fri′a•ble•ness, n.

friable

Soil with a breadcrumb-like appearance which is easily worked.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.friable - easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder; "friable sandstone"; "friable carcinomatous tissue"; "friable curds formed in the stomach";"crumbly cookies"
breakable - capable of being broken or damaged; "earthenware pottery is breakable"; "breakable articles should be packed carefully"
Translations

friable

[ˈfraɪəbl] ADJfriable, desmenuzable

friable

friable

[ˈfraɪəbl] adj (frm) → friabile

fri·a·ble

a. friable, que se pulveriza o rompe fácilmente.