Brinell hardness number

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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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The first known use of Brinell hardness number was in 1915

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“Brinell hardness number.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brinell%20hardness%20number. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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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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