Definition of Hardening. Meaning of Hardening. Synonyms of Hardening

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Definition of Hardening

Hardening
Hardening Hard"en*ing, n. 1. Making hard or harder. 2. That which hardens, as a material used for converting the surface of iron into steel.
Hardening
Harden Hard"en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hardened; p. pr. & vb. n. Hardening.] [OE. hardnen, hardenen.] 1. To make hard or harder; to make firm or compact; to indurate; as, to harden clay or iron. 2. To accustom by labor or suffering to endure with constancy; to strengthen; to stiffen; to inure; also, to confirm in wickedness or shame; to make unimpressionable. ``Harden not your heart.' --Ps. xcv. 8. I would harden myself in sorrow. --Job vi. 10.

Meaning of Hardening from wikipedia

- Hardening means making a material, particularly a metal, physically harder, and includes particular cases such as: Hardening (metallurgy), the strengthening...
- Work hardening, also known as strain hardening, is the strengthening of a metal or polymer by plastic deformation. Work hardening may be desirable, undesirable...
- Case-hardening or surface hardening is the process of hardening the surface of a metal object while allowing the metal deeper underneath to remain soft...
- Precipitation hardening, also called age hardening or particle hardening, is a heat treatment technique used to increase the yield strength of malleable...
- a desired result such as hardening or softening of a material. Heat treatment techniques include annealing, case hardening, precipitation strengthening...
- Induction hardening is a type of surface hardening in which a metal part is induction-heated and then quenched. The quenched metal undergoes a martensitic...
- Binary hardening is a software security technique in which binary files are analyzed and modified to protect against common exploits. Binary hardening is...
- The hardenability of a metal alloy is the depth to which a material is hardened after putting it through a heat treatment process. It should not be confused...
- Radiation hardening is the act of making electronic components and systems resistant to damage or malfunctions caused by ionizing radiation (particle...
- James Edward Harden Jr. (born August 26, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball ****ociation...
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