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NGSL Rank: 297
hɑːd Listen
  • solid, firm, and rigid; not easily broken, bent, or pierced.
    E.g. the slate broke on the hard floor
  • done with a great deal of force or strength.
    E.g. a hard whack
  • requiring a great deal of endurance or effort.
    E.g. airship-flying was pretty hard work
  • (of information) reliable, especially because based on something true or substantiated.
    E.g. hard facts about the underclass are maddeningly elusive
  • strongly alcoholic; denoting a spirit rather than beer or wine.
  • (of water) containing relatively high concentrations of dissolved calcium and magnesium salts, which make lathering difficult.
    E.g. hard water requires much more soap, shampoo, or detergent than soft water
  • (of the penis, clitoris, or nipples) erect.
  • (of a consonant) pronounced as a velar plosive (as c in cat, g in go ).
  • with a great deal of effort.
    E.g. they work hard at school
  • so as to be solid or firm.
    E.g. the mortar has set hard
  • to the fullest extent possible.
    E.g. put the wheel hard over to starboard
  • a road leading down across a foreshore.

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