Hard

Hard or Hardness may refer to:

  • Hardness, resistance of physical materials to change under force
  • Hard water, water with a high mineral content
  • NP-hard, a term used in Computational complexity theory
  • Hard, Austria, a town in Austria
  • Hard (Zurich), a quarter in Z├╝rich
  • Hard (tennis), a type of tennis court
  • Hard (music festival), concerts and live events
  • Hard, or hard-on, a slang term for an erection
  • Hard (nautical), a firm or paved beach or slope convenient for hauling vessels out of the water
  • Hard (surname)
  • Hayward Area Recreation and Park District, abbreviated H.A.R.D.

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Famous quotes containing the word hard:

    But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a flatterer a friend.
    Sir Walter Raleigh (1552–1618)

    It is hard for those who have never known persecution,
    And who have never known a Christian,
    To believe these tales of Christian persecution.
    It is hard for those who live near a Bank
    To doubt the security of their money.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    Say what you will, making marriage work is a woman’s business. The institution was invented to do her homage; it was contrived for her protection. Unless she accepts it as such—as a beautiful, bountiful, but quite unequal association—the going will be hard indeed.
    Phyllis McGinley (1905–1978)