case hardened

case hardened
Synonyms and related words:
Philistine, acclimated, acclimatized, accommodated, accustomed, adapted, adjusted, backed, balking, balky, bigoted, brazen, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, calcified, callous, calloused, conditioned, conscienceless, crusted, crusty, crystallized, dogged, dogmatic, experienced, familiarized, fanatic, flinty, fossilized, granulated, hard, hardened, hardheaded, hardhearted, headstrong, heartless, hornified, impervious, incrusted, indurate, indurated, insensitive, intolerant, inured, lapidified, lost to shame, mulish, naturalized, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, orientated, oriented, ossified, overzealous, pachydermatous, persevering, pertinacious, petrified, pigheaded, proof against, reinforced, restive, rigidified, run-in, sclerotic, seared, seasoned, self-willed, set, shameless, solidified, steeled, steeled against, steely, stiff-necked, stiffened, stony, strengthened, strong-willed, strongheaded, stubborn, sulky, sullen, tenacious, thick-skinned, toughened, trained, unblushing, uncooperative, unregenerate, used to, vitrified, willful, wont, wonted

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  • case-hardened — adjective used of persons; emotionally hardened faced a case hardened judge • Syn: ↑hardened, ↑hard boiled • Similar to: ↑hard …   Useful english dictionary

  • case-hardened — adjective see case harden …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • case hardened — adjective Metal that is harder at its surface, due to a case hardening process …   Wiktionary

  • case-hardened — adjective made callous or tough by experience. → case harden …   English new terms dictionary

  • case hardened steel — Смотри цементуемая сталь …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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  • case-hardened steel — noun steel with a surface that is much harder than the interior metal • Hypernyms: ↑steel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Case hardening — or surface hardening is the process of hardening the surface of a metal, often a low carbon steel, by infusing elements into the material s surface, forming a thin layer of a harder alloy. Case hardening is usually done after the part in question …   Wikipedia

  • hardened — [adj] unfeeling accustomed, benumbed, callous, case hardened, coldhearted*, contemptuous, cruel, disdainful, habituated, hard as nails*, hard bitten*, hard boiled*, hardhearted*, heartless, impenetrable, impious, inaccessible, indurated, inured,… …   New thesaurus

  • hardened — adjective 1. used of persons; emotionally hardened (Freq. 1) faced a case hardened judge • Syn: ↑case hardened, ↑hard boiled • Similar to: ↑hard 2. made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment …   Useful english dictionary

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