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
More intimate than a typical period drama, the movie becomes an unexpectedly intense, racking examination of Mary’s psychology: her impulsiveness, her defiance, the almost frightening hardness at her core.
And while the cast (which also includes Melissa Miller in dual roles) is uniformly strong, the blend of hardness and heartbreak that Meaney displays is especially affecting.
Those included low pressure (12 percent); bad taste (11 percent); water hardness (8 percent); discoloration (8 percent); bad smell (6 percent); and high lead/mineral content (4 percent).
If used as directed, my nails definitely improve in strength and hardness (compared with my usual soft and vulnerable condition).
Beers, meanwhile, is out here testing rubber hardness—and more.
That extraordinary hardness arises from a strong and inflexible structure: Five atoms form a tetrahedron and share electron pairs with each other. 3.
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.
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HARDNESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hardness for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being hard
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