Cold"-short` (?), a.

Brittle when cold; as, cold-short iron.

 

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Cold"-short`, a. [Prob. fr. Sw. kallskör; kall cold + skör brittle. Oxf. E. D.] (Metal.)

Brittle when cold (that is, below a red heat). -- Cold"-short`ness, n.

 

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