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  • Hard dough bread — is a staple food of the country Jamaica. It is made by baking dough, as most breads are. The dough is minimally made up of flour, water, yeast, salt and sugar.Hard dough bread loaves are usually rectangular shaped and can be bought already sliced …   Wikipedia

  • Hard disk recorder — A hard disk recorder is a type of recording system that utilizes a high capacity hard disk to record digital audio or digital video. Hard disk recording systems represent an alternative to more traditional reel to reel tape or cassette multitrack …   Wikipedia

  • hard — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦ harder, hardest 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is hard is very firm and stiff to touch and is not easily bent, cut, or broken. He shuffled his feet on the hard wooden floor... Something cold and hard pressed into the back of his …   English dictionary

  • Hard-paste porcelain — url= http://www.vam.ac.uk/images/image/38634 popup.html title= Porcelain dish work=Ceramics accessdate= 2007 12 06] Victoria and Albert Museum, London] Hard paste porcelain is a hard ceramic that was originally made from a compound of the… …   Wikipedia

  • hard left — also hard left N SING: the N, oft N n You use hard left to describe those members of a left wing political group or party who have the most extreme political beliefs. [mainly BRIT] ...the hard left view that foreign forces should not have been… …   English dictionary

  • hard right — also hard right N SING: the N, oft N n You use hard right to describe those members of a right wing political group or party who have the most extreme political beliefs. [mainly BRIT] ...the appearance of hard right political groupings. (in AM,… …   English dictionary

  • hard labour — N UNCOUNT Hard labour is hard physical work which people have to do as punishment for a crime. The sentence of the court was twelve years hard labour, to be served in a British prison. (in AM, use hard labor) …   English dictionary

  • hard-boiled — also hard boiled 1) ADJ A hard boiled egg has been boiled in its shell until the whole of the inside is solid. Ant: soft boiled 2) ADJ GRADED You use hard boiled to describe someone who is tough and does not show much emotion. She s hard boiled,… …   English dictionary

  • hard-headed — ADJ GRADED You use hard headed to describe someone who is practical and determined to get what they want or need, and who does not allow emotions to affect their actions. ...a hard headed and shrewd businesswoman... They are taking a hard headed… …   English dictionary

  • hard-nosed — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n You use hard nosed to describe someone who is tough and realistic, and who takes decisions on practical grounds rather than emotional ones. [INFORMAL] This requires a hard nosed government, willing to do unpopular things to… …   English dictionary

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