Translation of case-hardened in Spanish:

case-hardened

cementado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈkeɪsˌhɑːrdnd//ˈkeɪsˌhɑːdnd/

adjective

  • 1

    (given hard surface)
    (metal) cementado
    • When the stone was properly seasoned, the exposed surfaces were case-hardened, creating a finish more resistant to weathering.
  • 2

    (callous)
    (doctor/social worker/judge) que se ha insensibilizado
    • But those same flames also case-hardened developing nations.
    • Sometimes, even when you are a case-hardened professional, you see history differently.
    • But, regardless of how well the interviewers are trained, case-hardened criminals are unlikely to take these bogus coppers seriously, and might find it easy to ‘pull the wool over their eyes’.
    • It's just that case-hardened nit-pickers like me can't help noticing these things.