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1. Chem (of water) impairing the formation of a lather by soap
2. (of alcoholic drink) being a spirit rather than a wine, beer, etc.
3. (of a drug such as heroin, morphine, or cocaine) highly addictive
4. Physics (of radiation, such as gamma rays and X-rays) having high energy and the ability to penetrate solids
5. Physics (of a vacuum) almost complete
6. Chiefly US (of goods) durable
7. politically extreme
8. Brit a roadway across a foreshore

hard

[härd]
(materials)
Quality of a material that is compact, solid, and difficult to deform.
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For example, you can batch cook hard-boiled eggs or chop raw vegetables early in the week; they'll last about a week in your refrigerator.
I joined her too and maybe that's why I don't have a fondness for hard-boiled eggs.I like them when I make them into deviled eggs or when I find them in adobo but I don't like plain hard-boiled eggs with salt.
When pork is tender, add oyster sauce, star anise and hard-boiled eggs.
Finally, I've never been a fan of hard-boiled eggs in a potato salad, as Mom never used them.
Easter eggs are symbolic of the resurrection of Christ and are particularly relevant to Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches who paint hard-boiled eggs red to symbolise the blood of Christ.
Whether consumed post-workout and/or in between meals, hard-boiled eggs are an excellent protein-rich snack.
In The Big Get-Even, hard-boiled crime meets a crew of wise-cracking ex-cons.
These days, it being winter, you find many pushcart vendors selling warm hard-boiled eggs, which are as much in demand as chicken broth or chicken corn soup.
It's becoming more normal to see a face that looks like a cross between a hard-boiled egg and a cat Ugly Betty star Ashley Jensen
In experiments, hard-boiled eggs were coated with chitosan-lysozyme, whey protein isolate (WPI) or a commercial egg wash substitute pan coating.
A couple of hard-boiled eggs (prepared the night before) make brilliant sarnies for breakfast, or what about the toast and cheese spread or a bowl of cereal?
All you need is hard-boiled or blown eggs, paper towels, elastics, and -- obviously - food coloring.