Granular fracture | Article about granular fracture by The Free Dictionary
granular fracture[′gran·yə·lər ′frak·chər]
Grain-like or crystalline surface appearance of a broken metal.
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Transverse fractures appeared to be brittle fractures; it was very difficult to draw any conclusion from the side view of broken fibre ends, but this may be granular fracture
One of the propeller tips was separated from its propeller blade and exhibited a granular fracture
surface consistent with overload.