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hardened

i. Any structures protected against blast, shock, overpressure, radiation, and, in some cases, nuclear explosion. They may also be protected against biological and chemical warfare. Aircraft pens with a concrete embankment and a top covering are called hardened aircraft shelters.
ii. Avionics protected against electromagnetic pulses and other electromagnetic effects that may degrade them.
iii. Metals are hardened by quenching or cold working.
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29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global radiation hardened electronics & semiconductors market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.
The hardened single-precision floating point DSP blocks included in Arria 10 and Stratix 10 devices are based on Altera s innovative variable precision DSP architecture.
Taking into account the difficulties encountered by the authors to characterize the hardened material by numerically expressed properties, the assessment of its influence on the process function--"layer hardness" HV--was made by establishing this function separately for two materials, OLC45 as a reference material and 42MoCr11C.
Figure 4 shows the molded part surface between a normal hardened steel mold and the mold after treatment.
If the tubes are blocked by hardened sand you'll need to remove them from the bird to break up the sand to get it out.
Softened somewhat by the tentative beginning of social programs under the New Deal, it was still a hardened America that fought.
It was observed that some of the pastes became a hardened mass when left in test tubes for a few hours.
com), a supplier of fiber optics, network equipment, software and integration services for broadband, multiservice networks, has announced the Avidia 2200, a compact, environmentally hardened DSLAM designed to deliver advanced data services to business and residential customers served by a digital loop carrier (DLC).
After an extraordinarily long soft-market cycle, the insurance market has hardened, with reinsurers mandating increases across the board and underwriters finally pricing coverages more realistically.
VC770 and VG771 are well-suited for turning hardened alloy steels, hardened tool steels, case hardened tool steels, and for interrupted cutting applications on hardened steels at or above 45Rc.
Long grooves are always hardened either by nitriding or, for more abrasive resins, by coating them with tungsten carbide.