hardness

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Synonyms for hardness

Synonyms for hardness

reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress

the fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing

Synonyms for hardness

the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure

a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering

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the quality of being difficult to do

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Tabor's 1951 seminal work (1) included a chapter on dynamic hardness that was defined as the resistance of the metal to local indentation produced by a rapidly moving indenter.
Early dynamic hardness testing featured a "Scleroscope," a machine invented in 1906 by A.
Modern dynamic hardness tests include high strain rate apparatus such as split Hopkinson pressure bar devices (8,9,10), or balls or indenters fired by gas guns (11,12,13).
The tester uses the dynamic hardness testing method according to EQUOTIP standard ASTM A 956-96.
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