Spall Synonyms & Definitions

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• SpallDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To break into small pieces, as ore, for the purpose of separating from rock.
  2. (v. i.) To give off spalls, or wedge-shaped chips; -- said of stone, as when badly set, with the weight thrown too much on the outer surface.
  3. (n.) A chip or fragment, especially a chip of stone as struck off the block by the hammer, having at least one feather-edge.
  4. (v. t.) To reduce, as irregular blocks of stone, to an approximately level surface by hammering.
  5. (n.) The shoulder.