Hardening


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Hardening

1. The process by which a sudden change to the price of a commodity or futures contract slow and gradually corrects itself, bringing the price into alignment with fundamentals. See also: Reversion to the Mean.

2. A slow but steady rise in price for a futures market or contract.
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[38] compared the kinematic hardening behaviour of aluminium alloy and TRIP steel using bending-unbending and simple shear.
Of the respondents who believe the property and casualty markets are hardening, just over half--51 percent for property and 52 percent for casualty--indicated they expect the market to remain this way for the next two years.
After thorough tests of the hardening oil as well as wash test at the high-Tec DST-KEMI lab, DST-DEGREEZ/13 was developed and the benefits for Bodycote were clear at once:
In modelling the hardening process, the order variables, such as: focusing current intensity--[I.sub.F], number of passing--[N.sub.t], gas pressure within the cannon--[P.sub.t], and pressure within the working chamber--[P.sub.l], were kept constant.
These different polyols can also have a dramatic effect on recrystallization or hardening of the polymer.
This process is affected by the material's strain hardening, strain-rate dependency and relaxation.
Featuring a small form factor and component hardening, the Avidia 2200 is well suited for small-space deployment in the outside plant.
Safley brilliantly deploys the memoir as a bi-focal lens, both to ferret out the individuality of a quintessentially bourgeois merchant, yet also to reflect on shifting demography, fluctuating economy, hardening confessional rivalry, and social stratification in Augsburg as it shrank from the once-glittering Renaissance center to a bourgeois backwater.
Induction surface hardening is a well-known and widely-used process in the global diesel engine manufacturing industry.