self-hardening

self-hard·en·ing

(sĕlf′här′dn-ĭng)
adj.
Of or relating to materials, such as certain steels, that harden without special treatment.
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Self-hardening clay is exactly what it sounds like.
White earthenware or stoneware (may substitute self-hardening clay)
He is repelled by the postures that Hemingway (here "Forrest Pemberton") puts on: "When Pemberton shadow-boxed, shadow-bullfought, or cauterized scratches with a burning match to prove his stoicism before pain, his self-hardening process left me embarrassed.
When [he] shadow-boxed, shadow-bullfought, or cauterized scratches with a burning match to prove his stoicism before pain, his self-hardening process left me embarrassed.
Penloc R2 is a self-hardening resin retaining compound, designed to securely retain bushes, bearings and other cylindrical parts.
Developing a set of self-hardening, inflatable wings wasn't easy.
As a time and cost saver, use one of the self-hardening clays that can be painted with tempera paints.
Research on calcium phosphate chemistry at NIST led to the discovery of the worlds first self-hardening calcium phosphate cements (CPC) in 1987.
Children aged seven to 11 spent time investigating the Roman exhibits in the museum and then tried their hand at making Roman food containers out of self-hardening clay.
It makes sense: He's aboard a great big, sleek object with a shell of fiberglass, the self-hardening admixture of the gods.
accepts horizontally parted core boxes for use with all binder systems except self-hardening.
Before sinking all but one of such vessels, technicians filled the reactor compartments with a self-hardening polymer called furfurol, which they believe will isolate the fuel rods from seawater for centuries after the ships' hulls have corroded.