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tough·en

 (tŭf′ən)
tr. & intr.v. tough·ened, tough·en·ing, tough·ens
To make or become tough. See Synonyms at harden.

tough′en·er n.

toughener

(ˈtʌfənə)
n
something that toughens
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The cold bath, for instance, cautiously begun, and kept up habitually morning after morning, year after year--what a toughener and hardener to this changeable climate of ours it is
describe the functions of each ingredient in cookies as a tenderizer, a toughener, or an inclusion.
Jim Morrison, 51, glass toughener, Leam Lane: The worry should be finding things for under-16s to do .
Kinloch's statement is generalized from nonwood adherends, but it was supported in Takatani and Sasaki's work (1980) with Fagus wood bonded with epoxies having varying amounts of polysulfide toughener.
Tuff-X is also a major manufacturer of double glazed units, and, due to demand generated as a result of its high levels of quality and service, a second toughener is to be installed early in 2002.
Tuff-X is also a major manufacturer of double glazed units, and due to demand generated as a result of its high levels of quality and service, a second toughener is to be installed early in 2002.
This material could be added to other monomers as a toughener or heat-resistant component, but because the PBD is highly aliphatic in nature and very hydrophobic, it was difficult to produce a stable single-phase system, which made it necessary to search for new chemistry.
Among these new products are a polish lock, a fortifying base, a fault fixer, a cuticle cmo-other, a nail toner and toughener, and a shine booster.
It is an ABS resin containing 70% butadiene rubber, which acts as an effective toughener among various impact modifiers.
The ionomer can function as a toughener, compatibilizer, and coupling agent when blended with different polymers to tailor physical and mechanical properties.
A coating is stable when a polymer modifier such as a toughener (21,22) is mixed with the epoxy.