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HHour
HHydrogen
HHigh/Height
HHome
HHard
HHelp! (Beatles song)
HHalf
HHardware
HHentai (anime)
HHigh Risk
HHit (Baseball)
HHacker
HHenry
HHell
HHusband
HHistorical (action code)
HHospital
HHotel (aviation letter code)
HHoly
HHundred
HHold (baseball; relief pitcher stat)
HHonda
HHearts (playing cards)
HMagnetic Field (physics)
HHolder (football)
HHarbor
HHomo- (Latin: human-taxonomic genus)
HHungary (International Auto Identification)
HHyundai (automobile brand)
HHurricane(s)
HHorizontal (polarization)
HHumidity
HHorn (music)
HHardness
HHaze (weather reports)
HHeer (German)
HHinge (philately)
HHexadecimal
HHologram (Red Dwarf sitcom)
HHimalayan (rabbit breed)
HHistamine
HPlanck's Constant (6.626 × 10^-34 joule-second)
HHelicobacter (genus of H. pylori bacteria)
HHistidine (amino acid)
HSulfur Mustard (blister warfare agent)
HHamiltonian (aka Hamilton; mathematics; named for William Rowan Hamilton)
HHøyre (Norwegian left wing party)
HEnthalpy
HKruskal-Wallis Test (statistics; analysis)
HHijrah
HAcknowledgement of Receipt (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
hHecto
HHecto- (10^3, SI Prefix)
HHalf-Word
HMetro Montreal (postal code designation, Canada)
HWinchester Repeating Arms Company (headstamp for rim-fire cartridges)
HHyperphoria (condition of one eye being higher than the other)
HC Language Header File (file name extension)
HHoneywell Information Systems, Incorporated
HFederal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis, Missouri (designates original point of circulation of a dollar bill)
HUndenominated United States Stamp (33 cents, introduced 10 Jan 1999)
HHelicopter or Search/Rescue (US military aircraft designation; as in H-1)
HUS DoT tire speed rating (130 mph)
HHalf Size Blue Print
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The marble hardness left her face, she moved with something of her old bounding step, and flushed in all her young beauty.
Unkind people said that, like her Imperial namesake, she had won her way to success by strength of will and hardness of heart, and a kind of haughty effrontery that was somehow justified by the extreme decency and dignity of her private life.
Hewet stepped off the road on to one of these, in order to avoid the hardness and heat of the main road, the dust of which was always being raised in small clouds by carts and ramshackle flies which carried parties of festive peasants, or turkeys swelling unevenly like a bundle of air balls beneath a net, or the brass bedstead and black wooden boxes of some newly wedded pair.
He was afraid of some betrayal in my hearing: all he wanted was to bind me to him by a strong obligation: that was why he passed on a sudden from hardness to liberality.
Then the boy returned to one of the upper rooms, and in spite of the hardness of the glass bench was soon deep in slumberland.
The blended Tahitian and English blood showed in his soft eyes and tawny skin; but the English hardness seemed to have disappeared.
Jerry felt his jowl and jaw clutched still more harshly and hardly, and, with increase of harshness and hardness, he was flung farther down the deck, which, on account of its growing slant due to heavier gusts of wind, had become a steep and slippery hill.
That," replied the Anarchist, who was not without a certain hardness of head, "that is none of your business; I am not bound to be consistent.
Its unnatural hardness and sternness of tone passed away from her voice, and its native gentleness and sadness returned, as she made that reply.
Our cannon must be possessed of great tenacity, great hardness, be infusible by heat, indissoluble, and inoxidable by the corrosive action of acids.
Is not their mode of operation on this wise-- the sense which is concerned with the quality of hardness is necessarily concerned also with the quality of softness, and only intimates to the soul that the same thing is felt to be both hard and soft?
Now, as they must, by taking horses from Worcester, have furnished any pursuers with the means of hereafter discovering their route, the ensign proposed, and the lady presently agreed, to make their first stage on foot; for which purpose the hardness of the frost was very seasonable.