hard-baked


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Adj.1.hard-baked - baked until hard
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
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Here and there would be a bridge crossing a filthy creek, with hard-baked mud shores and dingy sheds and docks along it; here and there would be a railroad crossing, with a tangle of switches, and locomotives puffing, and rattling freight cars filing by; here and there would be a great factory, a dingy building with innumerable windows in it, and immense volumes of smoke pouring from the chimneys, darkening the air above and making filthy the earth beneath.
In Sohni Mahiwal, Sohni, with the aid of a hard-baked earthen pot, braves the river to meet her beloved on the other side.
He and colleagues examined the site, finding hard-baked reddish soil in the gaps instead of the more permeable sand in Namibia's circles.
While the course could in no way be said to be anything like the dry, hard-baked links of 2006, it made no difference to his strategy.
That's part of the reason he was able to prevail on the hard-baked plains of Muirfield last July.
We have zero screens designed because we create beautiful, realistic content as needed; it is dynamic, it is not hard-baked.
In France, the terrains are hard-baked earth but here they are hard surfaces ?
Large rainfall totals falling in short periods, perhaps exceeding 50mm in three hours, and onto hard-baked ground, may lead to flooding locally, with hail and gusty winds an additional possibility.
Large rainfall totals, falling in short periods and onto hard-baked ground, may lead to flooding locally, with hail a possibility.
But still light on the hard-baked, wholemeal types of the '1-0 years'.
Remember that thunderstorms provide little benefit to soil hard-baked by the sun and thoroughly dried by the heat.
The warm, dry weather has left worms and other bugs buried deep in the hard-baked earth, and birds such as thrushes and starlings which dig into the soil for food could be struggling to feed their young, the British Trust for Ornithology said.