Indurate

Definition of Indurate

In´du`rate
a.1.
1.Hardened; not soft; indurated.
2.Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.
v. t.1.To make hard; as, extreme heat indurates clay; some fossils are indurated by exposure to the air.
2.To make unfeeling; to deprive of sensibility; to render obdurate.
v. i.1.To grow hard; to harden, or become hard; as, clay indurates by drying, and by heat.

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