Definition of Case-hardened

1. Adjective. Used of persons; emotionally hardened. "Faced a case-hardened judge"

Exact synonyms: Hard-boiled, Hardened
Similar to: Hard



Definition of Case-hardened

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of case hardened) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Case-hardened

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caschrom
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casco
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case
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case-by-case
case-control study
case-fatality proportion
case-hardened (current term)
case-hardened steel
case-hardening
case-insensitive
case-sensitive
case-sensitivity
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case-to-infection proportion
case-to-infection ratio
case agreement
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case badge
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Literary usage of Case-hardened

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1. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Heat Treatment of Case Hardened Articles: The correct heat treatment of case hardened articles involves a combination of methods suitable to ..."

2. Steel and Its Heat Treatment by Denison Kingsley Bullens (1916)
"One says:1 " Several years of observation and contact with the trade leads me to prefer the case-hardened gear. The result of direct tests upon thousands of ..."

3. The Metallography of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1912)
"Tempering Case Hardened Steel. — It has been seen that hardened high carbon steel ... There seems to be at first sight no apparent reason why case hardened ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Rail-roads, and Interior Communication in General by Nicholas Wood (1825)
"Previous to this, the cost of wheels was a very serious charge in the annual repair of the carriages; but the wheels now, when properly case-hardened, ..."

5. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Case hardened pieces can not be straightened by pressure or by pounding as this ... To straighten a warped piece of case hardened steal: 1—Find the high or ..."

6. The Case-hardening of Steel: An Illustrated Exposition of the Changes in by Harry Brearley (1921)
"It is quite possible, therefore, to find numerous examples which appear to be exceptions to the general statement that free cementite in case- hardened ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In certain cases the article is case hardened аз a whole, those portions required ... the outer film being finally case hardened by ferrocyanide ¡ so that ..."

8. A Practical Treatise on Rail-roads, and Interior Communication in General by Nicholas Wood (1838)
"Previous to this, the cost of wheels was a very serious charge, in the annual repair of the carriages ; but the wheels now, when properly case-hardened, ..."

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