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, in the meaning defined above

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“Brinell hardness number.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brinell%20hardness%20number. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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Brinell hardness number

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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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