friable definition

  • adjective:
    • easily crumbled; brittle: friable asbestos insulation.
    • Easily damaged into little fragments, crumbled, or paid off to powder.
    • free and large-grained in consistency.
    • very likely to crumble and start to become airborne, thus getting a health risk
    • definitely crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to dust.
    • quickly broken into little fragments or paid down to dust
  • others:
    • Effortlessly crumbled or pulverized; effortlessly reduced to dust, as pumice.

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