the hardening of metals by spontaneous structural changes over a period of time See also precipitation hardening
- Age of innocence
a novel (1920) by Edith Wharton.
lasting for an . Historical Examples The unity of our own France was forged by agelong struggles between the separate provinces. The Forerunners Romain Rolland In his own spirit is enacted the agelong world-drama of toil. The Gate of Appreciation Carleton Noyes Such consequences, so wide-spread and agelong, can follow from the story of but […]
a person of about the same as another: The student is far behind her agemates in reading comprehension. noun a person of approximately the same age as another; a contemporary Examples He was matched with his agemates when the team was selected. Word Origin similar to playmate
an ancient region of SW France. Historical Examples Agen and the Agenais were ceded at once, and a commission was appointed to investigate Edward’s claims over lower Quercy. The History of England T.F. Tout