Definition of Toughener

1. Noun. Something used to toughen. ¹



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Definition of Toughener

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toughener

tough nuts to crack
tough out
tough road to hoe
tough row to hoe
tough toodles
tough tuchus
toughed
toughed out
toughen
toughen up
toughened
toughened silver nitrate
toughener (current term)
tougheners
toughening
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toughie
toughies
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toughing out
toughish
toughly
toughness
toughnesses
toughra

Literary usage of Toughener

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1. Economic Geology: With Special Reference to the United States by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"Claims are made for vanadium as a toughener of steel, but there seems to be comparatively little demand for it for this purpose. ..."

2. Economic Geology: With Special Reference to the United States by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"Claims are made for vanadium as a toughener of steel, but there seems to be comparatively little demand for it for this purpose. ..."

3. The Chemistry of Paints and Painting by Arthur Herbert Church (1901)
"safer toughener of the two, but its introduction involves the disadvantage just named. In many French mastic varnishes camphor is introduced for the same ..."

4. The Adventure of Life by Robert William Mackenna (1919)
"... even the preacher in his pulpit, could dilate upon the glories of war; how war was a test of endurance, a toughener of moral fiber, a school for heroes, ..."

5. Welding: Theory, Practice, Apparatus and Tests, Electric, Thermit and Hot by Richard Newell Hart (1910)
"... have long been known to furnace men as a cure for " burnt iron " and a toughener of their product. ..."

6. Welding: Theory, Practice, Apparatus and Tests, Electric, Thermit and Hot by Richard Newell Hart (1914)
"Manganese, in the form of ferro-manganese and spiegel, have long been known to furnace men as a cure for "burnt iron" and a toughener of their product. ..."

7. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Paints by John Newton Friend (1910)
"Being soluble in alcohol and most painters' vehicles, it is used in varnish making, chiefly as a toughener. Its specific gravity is i '2 when pure, ..."

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