Flint vs. Obsidian

Flint vs. Obsidian — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Flint and Obsidian

Flintnoun

A hard, fine-grained quartz that fractures conchoidally and generates sparks when struck.

Obsidiannoun

(mineral) A type of black glass produced by volcanoes.

Flintnoun

A piece of flint, such as a gunflint, used to produce a spark.

Obsidianadjective

(poetic) black

Flintnoun

A small cylinder of some other material of the same function in a cigarette lighter, etc.

Obsidiannoun

acid or granitic glass; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces

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Flintnoun

A type of maize/corn with a hard outer hull.

Flintnoun

(figurative) Anything figuratively hard.

Flintverb

(transitive) To furnish or decorate an object with flint.

Flintnoun

a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony

Flintnoun

a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River

Flintnoun

a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing

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