Definitions

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  • adj. Able to withstand a significant amount of usage without deterioration.

Etymologies

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hard +‎ wearing

Examples

  • Buy of the Day can also personally testify to its hardwearing nature - having endured chocolate stains and endless washing machine cycles, it still looks good as new.

    Buy of the day

  • The same concrete blocks, the same hardwearing floor materials and off-square placement of spaces, exposed beams, wooden ceilings and vermillion furniture.

    The Chadwick Studio by Frederick Fisher and Partners

  • Polypropylene was a cheap, light, hardwearing material, particularly suitable for injection moulding.

    Robin Day obituary

  • A beautiful and unique souvenir of my visit, and a really hardwearing bag.

    Weekend of passion & colour: Soap, Stoneware, Jewelry, Postcards

  • Removal blankets/furniture blankets/pads are manufactured from a blend of recycled wool and cotton waste into a strong and hardwearing and one-off blanket for use in the furniture removal ,storage industries and building road.

    GORE DESIGNS CONCRETE COUNTERTOP WORKSHOPS | Inhabitat

  • Should give them an attractive, hardwearing satin finish, too.

    ostrich

  • No indication, therefore, of the character or taste of the woman who wears them, except in so far as the choice of something dark, plain and hardwearing is an indication of character.

    Through the Wall

  • Livers Bronze Co.'s commercial handrailing designs are installed primarily in museums, libraries, offices and theaters as showcase, yet functional and hardwearing, decorative glass and metal handrails.

    Kansas City Star: News

  • Well known for its strong, hardwearing and durable kit, the company is continually developing and expanding its range.

    Photography Blog - News

  • I am oft reminded that tweed was cured into its hardwearing quality by soaking it in urine - does this explain the smell of some who wear it?

    Army Rumour Service

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