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Definition 1: a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing - [noun denoting location]

(flint is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of flint) a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region

Definition 2: a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for flint in the sense of this definition

(flint is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of flint) a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Definition 3: a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony - [noun denoting substance]

(flint is a kind of ...) a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite

(... is a kind of flint ) the piece of flint that provides the igniting spark in a flintlock weapon

(... is a kind of flint ) a piece of flint that is struck to light a fire

(... is a kind of flint ) pebbles of flint used in masonry construction

Definition 4: showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his flinty gaze
  • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

Synonyms for flint in the sense of this definition

(flint is similar to ...) lacking in feeling or pity or warmth

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