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frangible

[′fran·jə·bəl]
(mechanics)
Breakable, fragile, or brittle.
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MagSafe ammunition is expensive, thanks to the way the frangible projectile is manufactured.
Plain and simple, these frangible bolts were designed for crewmember survivability, not maintenance efficiency.
plagues as cracked as the prayer each frangible moon
This volume (or Lippmann) hologram which is produced on a material other than silver halide, changes colour and image if it is breathed upon, and--following development by Pierce--is also frangible so that it disintegrates if anyone tries to remove it.
patent for a topically applied composition that is comprised of at least one frangible capsule having a seamless shell of a thermo-softening material that is solid at room temperature.
Alcoa Fastening Systems, a business unit of Alcoa (NYSE:AA), is a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of specialty fasteners, nut and frangible collar systems, fluid fittings, assembly components and installation tools for aerospace and commercial applications.
military has awarded Winchester Ammunition a five-year contract, with a maximum value of $30 million, for 9mm frangible training ammunition.
Shooting at live birds ended many years ago, and now small plate-shaped discs made from frangible clay, which breaks when impacted by shotgun pellets, are now the targets ("birds").
When we scanned that photo at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland, the caption on the back read "Tail gunner's position of a Boeing YB-40 hit by frangible bullets.
Bayanat Airports is currently installing a Foreign Object Detection (FOD) RADAR at Doha International Airport in Qatar, and has completed installation of an advanced VHF/UHF communication system in Abu Dhabi and has delivered critically important Frangible Masts (according to ICAO Aerodrome Design manual part 6) for Dubai International Airport
The frangible [breakable] projectile of the M1030 minimizes ricochet hazards currently associated with buckshot breaching and provides a much safer alternative to the Soldier.
25 to 25 liters per minute, but also a frangible disc type pressure relief valve.