Brinell hardness number


Brinell hardness number

noun

Definition of BRINELL HARDNESS NUMBER

:  a number expressing Brinell hardness and denoting the load applied in testing in kilograms divided by the spherical area of indentation produced in the specimen in square millimeters —called also Brinell number

First Known Use of BRINELL HARDNESS NUMBER

1915

Brinell hardness number

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRINELL HARDNESS NUMBER

: a number expressing Brinell hardness and denoting the load applied in testing in kilograms divided by the spherical area of indentation produced in the specimen in square millimeters

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