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+)
[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 […]