case-hardened


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Adj.1.case-hardened - used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge"
hard - dispassionate; "took a hard look"; "a hard bargainer";
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case-hardened

[ˈkeɪsˌhɑːdnd] ADJ (Tech) → cementado (fig) [person] → insensible, poco compasivo

case-hardened

[ˈkeɪsˈhɑːdnd] adj (Tech) → cementato/a (fig) → indurito/a dall'esperienza
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Otto was already one of those drifting, case-hardened labourers who never marry or have children of their own.
I'll be case-hardened by that time," was his reply.
Since you are not yet case-hardened, tell me what you think right now about the general editorial policy.
You can tell at a glance the difference between the old hand and the novice; between the case-hardened man who has been used to shift and struggle for years and the poor devil of a beginner striving to hide his misery, and in a constant agony of fear lest he should be found out.
Not only was he gambling as he had never gambled before, but he was gambling at the biggest table in the world and for stakes so large that even the case-hardened habitues of that table were compelled to sit up.
I ought to be more case-hardened after my Afghan experiences.
Luckily the boy was case-hardened, and would have smoked a small lime-kiln if anybody had treated him with it.
I have been so much buffeted about in war and by sea that I am case-hardened, and this too may go with the rest.
handle, file, hickory, seal-grip/sure-grip type, case-hardened steel-die locked in handle, cuts thread on file-tang to hold securely; 5" handle length x 3" bore depth, for use with 8" to 14" files, 252 ea.
While the top of the line "working" gun is the Model 1873 Sporter with an octagon barrel and a case-hardened receiver, there are four other models plus a special 150th Commemorative gun.
While it is pointed out that using hard turning in place of grinding for case-hardened or induction-hardened steel components such as transmission shafts and gears can reduce both machining costs and time by as much as 70 percent or more, according to the people at Sandvik Coromant (sandvik.
Built for the uplands with a traditional color case-hardened receiver--embellished on the underside with a single gold ruffed grouse--in 12, 20 and 28 gauges, the Caesar Guerini Woodlander (Gueriniusa.