ruggedize (ˈrʌɡɪˌdaɪz) or
(tr) to make durable, as for military use
Past participle: ruggedized
|Verb||1.||ruggedize - produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage; "Detroit ruggedized the family car"|beef up
- make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"