verb (used with object), in·du·rat·ed, in·du·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·du·rat·ed, in·du·rat·ing.
- induráin, miguel
Origin of indurate
Examples from the Web for indurated
The alkali dissolves the indurated cuticle, and the corn falls out spontaneously, leaving a small excavation, which soon fills up.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
All around on the indurated clay are small wells and craters full of boiling mud.The Malay Archipelago|Alfred Russell Wallace
She was well acquainted with her parent's irritableness, and even more familiar with her indurated indifference.The Eddy|Clarence L. Cullen
It is composed chiefly of indurated tufa like Monte Nuovo, stratified conformably to its conical surface.Principles of Geology|Charles Lyell
He found four girls, the centres of whose hands and feet were indurated by the frequent perforations of the nails.
Word Origin for indurate
1530s, from Latin induratus, past participle of indurare "to make hard, harden" (see endure). Related: Indurated.