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hard rock

  

      n     (Music)   a rhythmically simple and usually highly amplified style of rock and roll  
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hard  
      adj  
1    firm or rigid; not easily dented, crushed, or pierced  
2    toughened by or as if by physical labour; not soft or smooth  
hard hands     
3    difficult to do or accomplish; arduous  
a hard task     
4    difficult to understand or perceive  
a hard question     
5    showing or requiring considerable physical or mental energy, effort, or application  
hard work, a hard drinker     
6    stern, cold, or intractable  
a hard judge     
7    exacting; demanding  
a hard master     
8    harsh; cruel  
a hard fate     
9    inflicting pain, sorrow, distress, or hardship  
hard times     
10    tough or adamant  
a hard man     
11    forceful or violent  
a hard knock     
12    cool or uncompromising  
we took a long hard look at our profit factor     
13    indisputable; real  
hard facts     
14      (Chem)   (of water) impairing the formation of a lather by soap  
   See       hardness       3  
15    practical, shrewd, or calculating  
he is a hard man in business     
16    too harsh to be pleasant  
hard light     
17   
a    (of cash, money, etc.) in coin and paper rather than cheques  
b    (of currency) in strong demand, esp. as a result of a good balance of payments situation  
c    (of credit) difficult to obtain; tight  
18    (of alcoholic drink) being a spirit rather than a wine, beer, etc.  
the hard stuff     
19    (of a drug such as heroin, morphine, or cocaine) highly addictive  
   Compare       soft       20  
20      (Physics)   (of radiation, such as gamma rays and X-rays) having high energy and the ability to penetrate solids  
21      (Physics)   (of a vacuum) almost complete  
22      (Chiefly U.S.)   (of goods) durable  
23       short for       hard-core  
24      (Phonetics)  
a       an older word for       fortis  
b    (not in modern technical usage) denoting the consonants c and g in English when they are pronounced as velar stops (k, g)  
c    (of consonants in the Slavonic languages) not palatalized  
25   
a    being heavily fortified and protected  
b    (of nuclear missiles) located underground in massively reinforced silos  
26    politically extreme  
the hard left     
27      (Brit. and N.Z.)  
informal   incorrigible or disreputable (esp. in the phrase a hard case)  
28    (of bread, etc.) stale and old  
29    a hard nut to crack  
a    a person not easily persuaded or won over  
b    a thing not easily understood  
30    hard by   near; close by  
31    hard doer     (N.Z.)   a tough worker at anything  
32    hard done by   unfairly or badly treated  
33    hard up  
Informal  
a    in need of money; poor  
b    foll by: for   in great need (of)  
hard up for suggestions     
34    put the hard word on     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to ask or demand something from  
      adv  
35    with great energy, force, or vigour  
the team always played hard     
36    as far as possible; all the way  
hard left     
37    with application; earnestly or intently  
she thought hard about the formula     
38    with great intensity, force, or violence  
his son's death hit him hard     
39    foll by: on, upon, by, or after   close; near  
hard on his heels     
40    foll by: at   assiduously; devotedly  
41   
a    with effort or difficulty  
their victory was hard won     
b    (in combination)  
hard-earned     
42    slowly and reluctantly  
prejudice dies hard     
43    go hard with   to cause pain or difficulty to (someone)  
it will go hard with you if you don't tell the truth     
44    hard at it   working hard  
45    hard put (to it)   scarcely having the capacity (to do something)  
he's hard put to get to work by 9:30     
      n  
46    any colorant that produces a harsh coarse appearance  
47      (Brit)   a roadway across a foreshore  
48    Slang   hard labour  
49    Taboo slang   an erection of the penis (esp. in the phrase get or have a hard on)  
     (Old English heard; related to Old Norse harthr, Old Frisian herd, Old High German herti, Gothic hardus hard, Greek kratus strong)  


die-hard  
      n  
1    a person who resists change or who holds onto an untenable position or outdated attitude  
2    modifier   obstinately resistant to change  
  die-hardism      n  
hard and fast  
      adj   hard-and-fast when prenominal   (esp. of rules) invariable or strict  
hard-bitten  
      adj   tough and realistic  
hard-boiled  
      adj  
1    (of an egg) boiled until the yolk and white are solid  
2    Informal  
a    tough, realistic  
b    cynical  
hard bop  
      n   a form of jazz originating in the late 1950s that is rhythmically less complex than bop  
hard card  
      n   a hard disk, mounted on a card, that can be added to a personal computer  
hard cash  
      n   money or payment in the form of coins or notes rather than cheques or credit  
hard cheese  
      sentence substitute  
      n     (Brit)  
slang   bad luck  
hard cider  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   fermented apple juice  
   Compare       sweet cider  
hard coal  
      n      another name for       anthracite  
  
Compare  
    soft coal  
hard copy  
      n   computer output printed on paper, as contrasted with machine-readable output such as magnetic tape  
hard core  
      n  
1    the members of a group or movement who form an intransigent nucleus resisting change  
2    material, such as broken bricks, stones, etc., used to form a foundation for a road, paving, building, etc.  
      adj  
  hard-core  
3    (of pornography) describing or depicting sexual acts in explicit detail  
4    extremely committed or fanatical  
a hard-core Communist     
hard court  
      n   a tennis court made of asphalt, concrete, etc.  
   See also       grass court  
hard disk  
      n   a disk of rigid magnetizable material that is used to store data for computers: it is permanently mounted in its disk drive and usually has a storage capacity of a few gigabytes  
hard-edge  
      adj   of, relating to, or denoting a style of painting in which vividly coloured subjects are clearly delineated  
hard feeling  
      n   often pl; often used with a negative   resentment; ill will  
no hard feelings?     
hard fern  
      n   a common tufted erect fern of the polypody family, Blechnum spicant, having dark-green lanceolate leaves: it prefers acid soils, and in the U.S. is sometimes grown as deer feed,   (U.S. name)    deer fern  
hard hat  
      n  
1    a hat made of a hard material for protection, worn esp. by construction workers, equestrians, etc.  
2    Informal     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a construction worker  
      adj  
  hard-hat  
3    Informal     (chiefly U.S.)   characteristic of the presumed conservative attitudes and prejudices typified by construction workers  
hard-headed  
      adj  
1    tough, realistic, or shrewd; not moved by sentiment  
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   stubborn; obstinate  
  hard-headedly      adv  
  hard-headedness      n  
hard-hit  
      adj   seriously affected or hurt  
hard-hit by taxation     
hard hitter  
      n     (N.Z.)  
informal   a bowler hat  
hard-hitting  
      adj   uncompromising; tough  
a hard-hitting report on urban deprivation     
hard labour  
      n     (Criminal law)   (formerly) the penalty of compulsory physical labour imposed in addition to a sentence of imprisonment: abolished in England in 1948  
hard landing  
      n  
1    a landing by a rocket or spacecraft in which the vehicle is destroyed on impact  
2    a solution to a problem, esp. an economic problem, that involves hardship  
   Compare       soft landing  
hard lens  
      n   a rigid plastic lens which floats on the layer of tears in front of the cornea, worn to correct defects of vision  
   Compare       gas-permeable lens       soft lens  
hard line  
      n  
a    an uncompromising course or policy  
b      hardline   (as modifier)  
a hardline policy     
  hardliner      n  
hard lines  
      sentence substitute  
      n     (Brit)  
informal   bad luck,   (Also)    hard cheese  
hard-mouthed  
      adj  
1    (of a horse) not responding satisfactorily to a pull on the bit  
2    stubborn; obstinate  
hard neck  
      n     (Irish)  
informal   audacity; nerve  
hard-nosed  
      adj  
Informal   tough, shrewd, and practical  
hard of hearing  
      adj  
a    deaf or partly deaf  
b    (as collective n; preceded by the)  
the hard of hearing     
hard pad  
      n   (in dogs) an abnormal increase in the thickness of the foot pads: one of the clinical signs of canine distemper  
   See       distemper   1       1  
hard palate  
      n   the anterior bony portion of the roof of the mouth, extending backwards to the soft palate  
hard paste  
      n  
a    porcelain made with kaolin and petuntse, of Chinese origin and made in Europe from the early 18th century  
b    (as modifier)  
hard-paste porcelain     
hard-pressed  
      adj  
1    in difficulties  
the swimmer was hard-pressed     
2    subject to severe competition  
3    subject to severe attack  
4    closely pursued  
hard rock  
      n     (Music)   a rhythmically simple and usually highly amplified style of rock and roll  
hard rubber  
      n   a hard fairly inelastic material made by vulcanizing natural rubber  
   See       vulcanite  
hard sauce  
      n      another name for       brandy butter  
hard science  
      n  
a    one of the natural or physical sciences, such as physics, chemistry, biology, geology, or astronomy  
b    (as modifier)  
a hard-science lecture     
  hard scientist      n  
hard sell  
      n   an aggressive insistent technique of selling or advertising  
   Compare       soft sell  
hard-shell  
      adj     (also)   
  hard-shelled  
1      (Zoology)   having a shell or carapace that is thick, heavy, or hard  
2      (U.S.)   strictly orthodox  
      n  
3       another name for the       quahog  
hard-shell clam  
      n      another name for the       quahog  
hard-shell crab  
      n   a crab, esp. of the edible species Cancer pagurus, that has not recently moulted and therefore has a hard shell  
   Compare       soft-shell crab  
hard shoulder  
      n     (Brit)   a surfaced verge running along the edge of a motorway for emergency stops  
hard-spun  
      adj   (of yarn) spun with a firm close twist  
hard standing  
      n   a hard surface on which vehicles, such as cars or aircraft, may be parked  
hard tack  
      n     (Irish)  
informal   whisky  
hard-wearing  
      adj   resilient, durable, and tough  
hard wheat  
      n   a type of wheat with hard kernels, yielding a strong flour and used for bread, macaroni, etc.  
hard-wired  
      adj   (of a circuit or instruction) permanently wired into a computer, replacing separate software  
hard-working  
      adj   (of a person) industrious; diligent  

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hard

  

      adj  
1    compact, dense, firm, impenetrable, inflexible, rigid, rock-like, solid, stiff, stony, strong, tough, unyielding  
2    arduous, backbreaking, burdensome, exacting, exhausting, fatiguing, formidable, Herculean, laborious, rigorous, strenuous, toilsome, tough, uphill, wearying  
3    baffling, complex, complicated, difficult, intricate, involved, knotty, perplexing, puzzling, tangled, thorny, unfathomable  
4    affectless, callous, cold, cruel, exacting, grim, hardhearted, harsh, implacable, obdurate, pitiless, ruthless, severe, stern, strict, stubborn, unfeeling, unjust, unkind, unrelenting, unsparing, unsympathetic  
5    calamitous, dark, disagreeable, disastrous, distressing, grievous, grim, intolerable, painful, unpleasant  
6    driving, fierce, forceful, heavy, powerful, strong, violent  
7      (of feelings or words)   acrimonious, angry, antagonistic, bitter, hostile, rancorous, resentful  
8      (of truth or facts)   actual, bare, cold, definite, indisputable, plain, undeniable, unvarnished, verified  
      adv  
9    energetically, fiercely, forcefully, forcibly, heavily, intensely, powerfully, severely, sharply, strongly, vigorously, violently, with all one's might, with might and main  
10    assiduously, determinedly, diligently, doggedly, earnestly, industriously, intently, persistently, steadily, strenuously, untiringly  
11    agonizingly, badly, distressingly, harshly, laboriously, painfully, roughly, severely, with difficulty  
12    bitterly, hardly, keenly, rancorously, reluctantly, resentfully, slowly, sorely  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj  
1    flexible, malleable, pliable, soft, weak  
   easy, easy-peasy     (slang)   lazy, light, soft  
3    clear, direct, easy, easy-peasy     (slang)   simple, straightforward, uncomplicated  
4    agreeable, amiable, careless, flexible, friendly, gentle, good, humane, kind, lenient, merciful, mild, permissive, pleasant  
      adv  
9 & 10    lazily, lightly, loosely, softly, weakly  
11    easily, gently, softly  
12    calmly, mildly, serenely  


die-hard  
1   
      n   fanatic, intransigent, old fogey, reactionary, stick-in-the-mud     (informal)   ultraconservative, zealot  
2   
      adj   dyed-in-the-wool, immovable, inflexible, intransigent, reactionary, ultraconservative, uncompromising, unreconstructed     (chiefly U.S.)  
hard and fast     
binding, immutable, incontrovertible, inflexible, invariable, rigid, set, strict, stringent, unalterable  
hard-bitten      , hard-boiled  
case-hardened, cynical, down-to-earth, hard-headed, hard-nosed     (informal)   matter-of-fact, practical, realistic, shrewd, tough, unsentimental  
  
Antonyms     
   benign, compassionate, gentle, humane, idealistic, merciful, mild, romantic, sympathetic  
hard-core  
1    dedicated, die-hard, dyed-in-the-wool, extreme, intransigent, obstinate, rigid, staunch, steadfast  
2    explicit, obscene, X-rated     (informal)  
hard-favoured      , hard-featured  
austere, coarse-featured, forbidding, grim visaged, ill-favoured, severe, ugly  
hard-headed     
astute, cool, hard-boiled     (informal)   level-headed, practical, pragmatic, realistic, sensible, shrewd, tough, unsentimental  
  
Antonyms     
   idealistic, impractical, sentimental, unrealistic  
hard-hitting     
critical, no holds barred, pulling no punches, strongly worded, tough, uncompromising, unsparing, vigorous  
hard-nosed     
businesslike, down-to-earth, hard-headed, hardline, practical, pragmatic, realistic, shrewd, tough, uncompromising, unsentimental  
hard-pressed     
harried, hotly pursued, in difficulties, pushed     (informal)   under attack, under pressure, up against it     (informal)   with one's back to the wall  
hard up     
bankrupt, broke     (informal)   bust     (informal)   cleaned out     (slang)   dirt-poor     (informal)   down and out, flat broke     (informal)   impecunious, impoverished, in queer street, in the red     (informal)   on one's uppers     (informal)   on the breadline, out of pocket, penniless, poor, short, short of cash or funds, skint     (Brit. slang)   strapped for cash     (informal)   without two pennies to rub together     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
   affluent, comfortable     (informal)   fortunate, loaded     (slang)   rich, wealthy, well-heeled     (informal)   well-off  
hard-wearing     
durable, resilient, rugged, stout, strong, tough, well-made  
hard-working     
assiduous, busy, conscientious, diligent, energetic, indefatigable, industrious, sedulous, zealous  
  
Antonyms     
   careless, dilatory, good-for-nothing, inconstant, indifferent, lazy  

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hard by, hard at it, die hard, go hard

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v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
n.
annoying, arduous, bothersome, burdensome, demanding, difficult, harassing, hard, importunate, inconvenient, irksome, irritating, laborious, oppressive, pestilential, plaguy
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.

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