Sentence Examples


  • Hardening, Jenn turned away and retreated through the forest and rocks to the compound.
  • The cathedral is faced with pale grey limestone, easily chiselled, but hardening on exposure.
  • Thus its non-liability to freeze (when not absolutely anhydrous, which it practically never is when freely exposed to the air) and its nonvolatility at ordinary temperatures, combined with its power of always keeping fluid and not drying up and hardening, render it valuable as a lubricating agent for clockwork, watches, &c., as a substitute for water in wet gas-meters, and as an ingredient in cataplasms, plasters, modelling clay, pasty colouring matters, dyeing materials, moist colours for artists, and numerous other analogous substances which are required to be kept in a permanently soft condition.
  • The course of the ensuing campaigns was to reveal the hardening of his mental powers.
  • 21, d) - such as may be noticed in the majority of the Lepidoptera - whose appendages are closely and immovably pressed to the body by a general hardening and fusion of the cuticle.

How would you define hardening? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus