härten

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See also: harten

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from hart ‎(hard, solid).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛʁtn̩]
  • Hyphenation: här‧ten

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härten ‎(third-person singular simple present härtet, past tense härtete, past participle gehärtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to solidify, harden, become hard
    Die Tonvasen härten erst bei hoher Temperatur.
    The clay vases harden only at a high temperature.
  2. to set, harden, make hard
    Viele Stahlsorten werden durch Legieren gehärtet.
    Many kinds of steel are hardened by alloys.

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