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Brinell' hard'ness num"ber



Metall.
a rating obtained from a test (Brinell' test") to determine the hardness of a metal by pressing a steel ball of a standard size into the metal using a standard force. Also called Brinell' num"ber. Abbr.: Bhn

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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