- IPA: /flɪnt/
- A hard, fine-grained quartz that fractures conchoidally and generates sparks when struck.
- A piece of flint, such as a gunflint, used to produce a spark.
- A small cylinder of some other material of the same function in a cigarette lighter, etc.
- A type of maize/corn with a hard outer hull.
- (figurative) Anything figuratively hard.
- French: silex
- German: Feuerstein, Silex
- Italian: selce
- Portuguese: sílex
- Russian: креме́нь
- Spanish: pedernal, sílex
- French: pierre à fusil
- German: Feuerstein, Zündstein
- Portuguese: pederneira
- Russian: огни́во
- Spanish: pedernal
flint (flints, present participle flinting; past and past participle flinted)
- (transitive) To furnish or decorate an object with flint.
- A city/county seat in Genesee County, Michigan.
- An unincorporated community in Texas
- A town in Flintshire, Wales, by the estuary of the River Dee (OS grid ref SJ2472).