pressure flaking

a method of manufacturing a flint tool by pressing flakes from a stone core with a pointed implement, usually of wood tipped with antler or copper.

1925–30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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None show an appreciable amount of pressure flaking.
The bipolar technique, direct freehand percussion or pressure flaking can be used in these instances.
The shoulders are generally weakly formed and edges are minimally fashioned by pressure flaking.
The presumed goal is to alter the stone such that it is easier to reduce, either by free-hand percussion or pressure flaking.
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