HyperDic: flint

English > 4 senses of the word flint / Flint:
NOUNsubstanceflinta hard kind of stone
objectFlint, Flint Rivera river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
locationFlinta city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit
ADJECTIVEallflint, flinty, granitic, obdurate, stonyshowing unfeeling resistance to tender / tender feelings
flint / Flint > pronunciation
Soundsflih'nt
Rhymesament ... varmint: 39 rhymes with ihnt...
English > flint: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing unfeeling resistance to tender / tender feelings.
Example"his flinty gaze"
Synonymsflinty, granitic, obdurate, stony
Broaderhardhearted, heartlesslacking in feeling or pity or warmth
Spanishempedernido, obstinado, terco
English > flint: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony.
NarrowerfirestoneA piece of flint that is struck to light a fire
flintstonepebbles of flint used in masonry construction
gunflintThe piece of flint that provides the igniting spark in a flintlock weapon
Broadersilica, silicon oxide, silicon dioxideA white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2)
Spanishpedernal, piedra de mechero, sílex
Catalanpedra foguera, pedrenyal, pedrenyera, sílex, sílex piromàtic
Adjectivesflintycontaining flint
English > Flint: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River.
SynonymFlint River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofGeorgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA, Ga.A state in southeastern United States
English > Flint: 4 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofMichigan, Wolverine State, Great Lakes State, MI, Mich.A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region

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