(of yarn) compactly twisted in spinning.
(of yarn) spun with a firm close twist
[hahrd-stand] /ˈhɑrdˌstænd/ noun 1. a hard-surfaced area on which heavy vehicles or airplanes can be parked.
noun, Slang. 1. strongly addictive drugs. 2. liquor with a high alcoholic content; hard liquor. noun Whiskey and other strong liquors; spirits; hard liquor: The troubles the hard stuff inflicts on men with no defense against it (1891+) noun phrase
[hahrd-sur-fis] /ˈhɑrdˈsɜr fɪs/ verb (used with object), hard-surfaced, hard-surfacing. 1. to make the surface of (something) hard or firm, as by compacting or paving it: to hard-surface a parking area.
- Hard swallow
noun phrase Something hard to accept: Clinton’s change of policy is a hard swallow for Ghali (1990s+)