- n the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
- n a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering
the costs of reducing hardness depend on the relative amounts of calcium and magnesium compounds that are present
- n devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
- n the quality of being difficult to do
he assigned a series of problems of increasing hardness
- n excessive sternness
- The result was notice-me behavior -- eating asparagus with her fingers, while wearing gloves, at a White House dinner -- and a hardness to anyone who seemed less tough than she.
- Diamonds test the hardness of alloys in razor-blade and ice-skate factories.
- The hardness of the blades makes them less flexible, however, so they aren't so hot for cutting that requires maneuverability, such as carving.
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- Adam Goodes in The Canberra Times
I think it's his competitiveness, just his hardness and his hard ball getting ability, and his quick hands, and then he can break the game open with his pace, kicking, running and handballing to blokes on the outside,Goodes said. "He can...
- President Bush in Caribbean Net News
And there was a lot wrong with me, but it had to do with old stuff from my childhood that I had a lot of shame about. I'm a very proud man. Because I didn't want to feel shame, it was easier to manifest that into anger and a hardness, and then it... Mickey Rourke http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mickey_Rourke&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHPZNw3DyS6x7NhUwBOSnnXs_0-8A FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2008Sep10/0,4670,FilmMickeyRourke,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF5XZRJySe61a4GP6aiCyQ5WmdCew Sep 10, 2008
45534 62006 hardness In 2004, President George W Bush said of slavery: Years of unpunished brutality and bullying and rape produced a dullness and hardness of conscience. Christian men and women became blind to the clearest commands of their faith and added hypocrisy...