Shore hardness

\ ˈshō(ə)r-, ˈshȯ(ə)r- \

Definition of Shore hardness

: hardness of metal or other material as measured by a Shore scleroscope

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History and Etymology for Shore hardness

after Albert F. Shore, 20th century American manufacturer

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“Shore hardness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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