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Harden

1. To secure a computer system to make it more likely to withstand an attack from a hacker.

2. See: Hard asset.
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The report includes the geographic segmentation of the radiation hardened electronics and semiconductors market into four major regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World.
With hardened floating point, Altera FPGAs and SoCs offer a performance and power efficiency advantage over microprocessors and GPUs in an expanded range of applications.
1999), to model the electron beam surface hardening process, the following dependent variables were assumed as process functions: layer hardness--HV, hardened layer thickness--[H.
A compression mold was made consisting of side-by-side identical arrays of 60 o-ring cavities, with one set of o-ring cavities treated with the Vickersil, while the other was standard hardened tool steel.
The Avidia 2200 is only two rack units high and is available in both a hardened and non-hardened chassis for added flexibility.
VC770 is a robust CBN sub-micron grade formulated with 45% CBN and designed for application on interrupted cuts on case hardened steels.
Over time, the hardened lava resisted erosion, and the displaced rivers ate away at the softer rock on either side of the deposits.
BAE Systems' RG 33 family leverages the best expertise from four decades of designing mine protected and mine hardened vehicles in South Africa, and the company's long history of providing high survivability combat vehicles in the U.
For these applications the specialist literature (Neagu, 1999) provides very few data to allow adjustment of working parameters to obtain specified technological characteristics, such as hardness of hardened layer, depth and width of hardened layer, degree of strip overlapping, spatial hardening distribution (Visan et al.
A number of such hardened samples was obtained from residential installations in the field.
Once this technology is installed, we will be the only producer offering head- hardened rail in North America.