[hahrd-sur-fis] /ˈhɑrdˈsɜr fɪs/
verb (used with object), hard-surfaced, hard-surfacing.
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+)
[hahrd-tak] /ˈhɑrdˌtæk/ noun 1. a , saltless biscuit, formerly much used aboard ships and for army rations. /ˈhɑːdˌtæk/ noun 1. a kind of hard saltless biscuit, formerly eaten esp by sailors as a staple aboard ship Also called pilot biscuit, ship’s biscuit, sea biscuit n. 1836, “ship’s biscuit,” from hard (adj.) + tack (n.3); soft-tack […]
[hahrd-teyl] /ˈhɑrdˌteɪl/ noun, plural hardtails (especially collectively) hardtail. 1. .
noun 1. any tick of the family Ixodidae, characterized by a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head.