sir arthur harden


Sir Arthur, 1865–1940, English biochemist: Nobel Prize 1929. Unabridged
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harden1 (ˈhɑːdən)
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.  (intr) commerce
 a.  (of prices, a market, etc) to cease to fluctuate
 b.  (of price) to rise higher

harden2 (ˈhɑːdən)
a rough fabric made from hards

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