Example sentences for friable

Here you can find a large assortment of example sentences for the word friable, or in other words sentences that can help you learn how to use friable in a sentence. Learning how to use a word in a sentences can be very helpful, for example when it comes to learning how to use the word in a sentence, in which context the word can be used as well as to learn the true meaning of the word "friable".

Friable in a sentence

Here below you will find several sentences that illustrate how to use the word friable in a sentence.

  1. The other component of the Navajo's weak cement matrix is calcium carbonate, but the resulting sandstone is friable (crumbles easily) and very porous.

  2. Loess is a homogeneous, typically nonstratified, porous, friable, slightly coherent, often calcareous, fine-grained, silty, pale yellow or buff, windblown (Aeolian) sediment.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_the_Zion_and_Kolob_canyons_area, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind

Synonyms for friable

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