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Overview of verb harden

The verb harden has 5 senses

  • harden, indurate -- (become hard or harder; "The wax hardened")

  • harden, indurate -- (make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter")

  • temper, harden -- (harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel")

  • season, harden -- (make fit; "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller")

  • inure, harden, indurate -- (cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was inured to the cold")

Overview of adj hardened

The adj hardened has 5 senses

  • case-hardened, hardened, hard-boiled -- (used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge")

  • tempered, treated, hardened, toughened -- (made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass")

  • hardened -- (protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); "hardened missile silos")

  • enured, inured, hardened -- (made tough by habitual exposure; "hardened fishermen"; "a peasant, dark, lean-faced, wind-inured"- Robert Lynd; "our successors...may be graver, more inured and equable men"- V.S.Pritchett)

  • hardened, set -- (converted to solid form (as concrete))