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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fri·a·ble /ˈfraɪəbəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fri·a·ble /ˈfraɪəbəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fri·a·ble a.  Easily crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to powder. Friable ground.” --Evelyn. “Soft and friable texture.” --Paley. -- Fri'a*ble*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder;
             "friable sandstone"; "friable carcinomatous tissue";
             "friable curds formed in the stomach"
      2: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency;
         "light sandy soil" [syn: light, sandy]