Indurate In"du*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indurated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indurating}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make hard; as, extreme heat indurates clay; some fossils are indurated by exposure to the air. [1913 Webster]

2. To make unfeeling; to deprive of sensibility; to render obdurate. [1913 Webster]

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  • Indurated — In du*ra ted, a. Hardened; as, indurated clay; an indurated heart. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indurated — index callous, cold blooded, impervious, insusceptible (uncaring), obdurate, ossified, remorseless …   Law dictionary

  • indurated — *hardened, callous Analogous words: rigid, *stiff, inflexible: obdurate, adamant, adamantine, inexorable, inflexible Antonyms: pliable Contrasted words: *plastic, pliant, ductile, malleable: flexible, *elastic, supple, resilient …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • indurated — Hardened, usually used with reference to soft tissues becoming extremely firm but not as hard as bone. [L. in duro, pp. duratus, to harden, fr. durus, hard] * * * in·du·rat·ed in d(y)ə .rāt əd adj having become firm or hard esp. by increase of… …   Medical dictionary

  • indurated — adjective Date: 1578 having become firm or hard especially by increase of fibrous elements < indurated tissue > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indurated — Synonyms and related words: Philistine, backed, brazen, calcified, callous, calloused, case hardened, conscienceless, crusted, crusty, crystallized, flinty, fossilized, granulated, hard, hardened, hardhearted, heartless, hornified, impervious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indurated — adj. hardened, made solid; made callous or stubborn in·du·rate || ɪndjÊŠreɪt / djÊŠÉ™r v. make hard, harden; make stubborn or unfeeling; become callous or hardened, become accustomed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indurated — adjective harden. → indurate …   English new terms dictionary

  • indurated — inˈdurated adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑indurate …   Useful english dictionary

  • indurated chancre — Chancre Chan cre, n. [F. chancere. See {Cancer}.] (Med.) A venereal sore or ulcer; specifically, the initial lesion of true syphilis, whether forming a distinct ulcer or not; called also {hard chancre}, {indurated chancre}, and {Hunterian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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