What is another word for brittleness?

169 synonyms found


[ bɹˈɪtə͡lnəs], [ bɹˈɪtə‍lnəs], [ b_ɹ_ˈɪ_t_əl_n_ə_s]

Synonyms for Brittleness:

How to use "Brittleness" in context?

There is no single answer to the question of what makes metals brittle. It is a complex mixture of properties that depend on the metal's atomic structure, crystal structure, and surface finish.

Some common factors that contribute to metal brittleness are:

1. High surface energy. This means that the surface of the metal has a lot of energy and tends to spread out and break away from the metal core.

2. Low ductility. This is a measure of how easily the metal can be shaped by bending or stretching. Low ductility metal tend to break easily when stressed.

3. High discontinuity.

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