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- adj. Not hardened; still soft.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not hardened; not indurated: literally or figuratively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not brought to a proper consistency or hardness
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Any kind of unhardened steel plate can be used as a support for driving in or driving out pins.
"An EMP that results from a nuclear weapon ... destroys any 'unhardened' electronic equipment and electric power system -- which means virtually any civilian infrastructure in the United
Massive ordnance penetrators; lesser but precision-guided penetrators "drilling" one after another; fuel-air detonations with almost the force of nuclear weapons; high-power microwave attack; the destruction of laboratories, unhardened targets, and the Iranian electrical grid; and other means, can be combined to great effect.
All the aggro has dissipated and everything about him has changed: his feet are nowhere to be seen, he leans across the desk to engage more fully; even his face opens up, his eyes widen and one catches a glimpse of that younger, unhardened self.
· Whose invasion fleet has to hijack unhardened airplanes to send an invasion team of 18.
It will only plead at first to my friends in the still conscious plaintiveness of a young and unhardened beggar.
Those of you who have read nuclear war fiction will recall that in addition to a blast wave, a heat flash that can set skin on fire and a boatload of radioactive particles, a nuclear explosion will create a pulse that can destroy unhardened electronics.
By the light of this sun I was, in my own opinion, last to behold and take leave of some of those creatures on whom I doted with a mother-like fondness, guided by nature and passion, and uncured and unhardened by all the doctrine of that philosophical school where I had learned to bear pains and to despise death.
With a secret garden and a heart unhardened, strike a specter's bargain with a ritual brew
Auxiliary means unhardened steel plate, 200 x 200 mm, 10 mm thick, as base plate; firm, non-springy bench top at working height (joiner's bench); pencil