Examples of hardness in a Sentence
the hardness of a diamond
The wood's hardness makes it suitable for carving.
Recent Examples of hardness from the Web
Steel has different levels of quality, hardness and breakage under tension (known as tensil strength) and that can affect wear resistance, ease of welding and how the material is cut, known as machinability.
With a Mohs hardness score just a point shy of diamond’s, corundum becomes a red ruby through the timely addition of chromium atoms.
Moreover, many of the qualities that helped loft the Big Four to prominence in the first place — their exceptional hardness, the depth and brilliance of their coloring, their rarity — are also key to the jewels’ scientific value.
But the Astros are back on TV now and their fans of varying die-hardness will be back in the stands at Minute Maid this weekend for the World Series.
And since there was a game Saturday night, then soil moisture content measurement and impact hardness certification had to occur after the event and prior Sunday’s game.
The hardness of the bullet varies depending on the manufacturer.
That tension between hardness and softness, maturity and innocence, sensitivity and strength, might be the common thread that connects all of Garner’s characters — as well as an innate resilience that allows them to survive hellish situations.
These databases contain information about minerals such as chemical composition, hardness, age, size of the deposit, and location where the mineral was found.
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First Known Use of hardness
before 12th century
HARDNESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hardness for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being hard
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