Solid, firm, and resistant to pressure; not easily broken, bent, or pierced
a hard mattress
ground frozen hard as a rock
(of a person) Not showing any signs of weakness; tough
the hard, tough, honest cop
(of information) Reliable, esp. because based on something true or substantiated
hard facts about the underclass are maddeningly elusive
(of a subject of study) Dealing with precise and verifiable facts
efforts to turn psychology into hard science
(of water) Containing mineral salts that make lathering difficult
(of prices of stock, commodities, etc.) Stable or firm in value
(of science fiction) Scientifically accurate rather than purely fantastic or whimsical
a hard SF novel
(of a consonant) Pronounced as c in cat or g in go
Requiring a great deal of endurance or effort
stooping over all day was hard work
Putting a lot of energy into an activity
he'd been a hard worker all his life
Difficult to bear; causing suffering
times were hard at the end of the war
he'd had a hard life
Difficult to understand or solve
this is a really hard question
she found it hard to believe that he could be involved
Not showing sympathy or affection; strict
he can be such a hard taskmaster
(of a season or the weather) Severe
it's been a long, hard winter
Harsh or unpleasant to the senses
the hard light of morning
(of wine) Harsh or sharp to the taste, esp. because of tannin
Done with a great deal of force or strength
a hard blow to the head
Potent, powerful, or intense, in particular
(of liquor) Strongly alcoholic; denoting distilled spirits rather than beer or wine
(of apple cider) Having alcoholic content from fermentation
(of a drug) Potent and addictive
Denoting an extreme or dogmatic faction within a political party
the hard left
(of radiation) Highly penetrating
(of pornography) Highly obscene and explicit
With a great deal of effort
they work hard at school
With a great deal of force; violently
it was raining hard
So as to be solid or firm
the mortar has set hard
To the fullest extent possible
put the wheel hard over to starboard
difficult: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
with effort or force or vigor; "the team played hard"; "worked hard all day"; "pressed hard on the lever"; "hit the ball hard"; "slammed the door hard"
dispassionate; "took a hard look"; "a hard bargainer";
with firmness; "held hard to the railing"
earnestly or intently; "thought hard about it"; "stared hard at the accused"
resisting weight or pressure
Hard is a town in the westernmost Austrian state of Vorarlberg, directly on the Lake of Constance. It has a population of 11,471. Hard has a lot of attractions, like the Strandbad and the Grünerdamm.
Hard is also famous for the big Skaterpark.
Hard is a Hungarian hard rock supergroup formed in late 2004 in Budapest, Hungary by József Kalapács (ex-vocalist of Pokolgép and Omen, currently also singing in Kalapács) and Gábor Mirkovics (ex-bass guitarist of EDDA Művek). ...
Hard (Hard) is the fifth album by Dutch language rapper Brainpower. It was released April 21, 2008 on Lyric Recordings, together with his fourth album Hart (Heart) and contains the single "Boks Ouwe". ...
In computational complexity theory, a computational problem is complete for a complexity class if it is, in a formal sense, one of the "hardest" or "most expressive" problems in the complexity class. ...
Hard is the fourth studio album by the English post-punk group Gang of Four. It was originally released in 1983 on Warner Bros. Records and was the first album to not feature original member Hugo Burnham, while Dave Allen had already left before the previous album, Songs of the Free.
Hard is the fourth studio album by American R&B group Jagged Edge, released in October 7, 2003 (see 2003 in music). It peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200 album charts. It has been certified Gold by the RIAA, with over 500,000 copies sold in the U.S.
A firm or paved beach or slope convenient for hauling vessels out of the water; Resistant to pressure; Requiring a lot of effort to do or understand; , severe, harsh, unfriendly, brutal; Unquestionable; Of drink, strong; Having a comparatively larger or a ninety-degree angle; Of water, high ...
(hardly) Firmly, vigorously, with strength or exertion; Harshly, severely; With difficulty; Barely, only just, almost not; Not really
(hardly) Avoid expressions such as c a n 't hardly and not hardly, which are considered double negatives: I can [not can't] hardly wait for the party to begin.
(hardly) küçdеn, küçdеn-butdan
(Hardness) Generally defined as resistance to indentation using a modified Janka hardness test, measured by the load required to embed a 11.28 mm (0.444-in.) ball to one-half its diameter. Values presented are the average of radial and tangential penetrations.
Hardness was originally defined as a measure of the ability of water to precipitate soaps made from fatty carboxylic acids. These “soaps” precipitated in the presence of calcium and/or magnesium ions. ...
(Hardness) That property of the wood species or dried film of finishing material that causes it to withstand denting or being marked when pressure is exerted on its surface by an outside object or force.(1)
(Hardness) A measurement of the malleability or temper of a substance. When purchasing raw materials for wire-work, you will find that wire comes in several different levels of hardness, only a few of which are commonly used by jewellers.
(Hardness) Resistance to a disturbing force. Measured by the relative resistance of a material to an indenter point of any one of a number of standard hardness testing instruments.
(Hardness) The measure of resistance to penetration of the ball surface or truncated flat of the ball by a specific indenting shape.
(Hardness) The toughness of the surface of a metal. Normally stated in terms of Rockwell or Brinell scale of measurement, hardness shows resistance of a fastener to rough marks and abrasions, can indicate yield strength and brittleness, and has a direct relationship to tensile strength in alloy ...
(Hardness) The level of pressure a material will withstand without becoming deformed or scratched.
(Hardness) the resistance of a substance to surface abrasion.