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Harden

[hahr-dn] /ˈhɑr dn/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur, 1865–1940, English biochemist: Nobel Prize 1929.
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British Dictionary definitions for a harden

harden1

/ˈhɑːdən/
verb
1.
to make or become hard or harder; freeze, stiffen, or set
2.
to make or become more hardy, tough, or unfeeling
3.
to make or become stronger or firmer they hardened defences
4.
to make or become more resolute or set hardened in his resolve
5.
(intransitive) (commerce)
  1. (of prices, a market, etc) to cease to fluctuate
  2. (of price) to rise higher
See also harden off, harden up

harden2

/ˈhɑːdən/
noun
1.
a rough fabric made from hards
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