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Words nearby hardening
Definition for hardening (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to cease to fluctuate; firm: When the speculators withdrew from the market, the prices hardened.
- to rise higher.
SYNONYMS FOR harden
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Example sentences from the Web for hardening
The quicker the finished product gets into the hardening cabinet, the smaller the ice crystals.
The drug halts the development of atherosclerosis, a word referring to the hardening of the arteries.Scientists at Johns Hopkins Come Closer to Eliminating Heart Disease|Dale Eisinger|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The force of the two reacting spreads the foam through the chest cavity, hardening to apply pressure to any bleed sites.New 'Suspended Animation' Procedure Saves Lives by Replacing Blood with a Cold Electrolyte Solution|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hardening of an idea into a plan for a novel is a vague process and hard to describe.
Nor can the hardening of positions in Israel can be attributed to Israeli insecurity.
The grease of the fox and the marrow are good for the hardening of sinews.The Master of Game|Second Duke of York, Edward
A dollar is 254⁄5 grains of a metal compound coined, of which nine parts are pure gold and one part a hardening alloy.Principles of Political Economy|Arthur Latham Perry
His London world talked of a hardening of heart and a tightening of purse-strings which signified disloyalty to the Cause.A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling
After hardening the file in mercury and using kerosene, I also required four minutes per hole.On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall
Her unfailing instinct was hardening a new one, that ruled for immediate flight.The Plow-Woman|Eleanor Gates
British Dictionary definitions for hardening (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for hardening (2 of 3)
- (of prices, a market, etc) to cease to fluctuate
- (of price) to rise higher