microhardness

noun
mi·​cro·​hardness | \ "+ \

Definition of microhardness

: hardness of a substance (as an alloy) measured by an indenter (as a diamond point) that penetrates microscopic areas

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History and Etymology for microhardness

micr- + hardness

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“Microhardness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microhardness. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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