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Definition of the noun firmness

What does firmness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: firmnesses

  1. the muscle tone of healthy tissue
    • example: his muscular firmness
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of firmness: soundness
    • more generic word: strength = the property of being physically or mentally strong
  2. the trait of being resolute
  3. the property of being unyielding to the touch
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: hardness = the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched
  4. the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of firmness: steadiness
    • more generic words: immovability / immovableness = not capable of being moved or rearranged
    • more specific words:
      • granite = something having the quality of granite
      • sureness = the quality of being steady and unfailing
      • stableness / stability = the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast

Alternative definition of the noun firmness

noun

  1. The state of being firm; strength; permanence; stability; hardness; resolution.

Explanation

Firmness is a faculty from the discipline of Phrenology.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Firmness

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Google previewQualified, Yet Single (2012)

Why Good Men Remain Single by Dr. Dwayne Buckingham

Firmness is an emotional reaction that often surfaces in men when thoughts of pain arise.

Firmness is a coping or adaptability technique that we use to safeguard ourselves and to prevent fear and pain from impacting and dominating us.

Google previewHealth Benefits of Cranberries - For Cooking and Healing (2015)

by M. Usman, John Davidson

Along with redness, firmness is the main indicator of a cranberry's quality; truly fresh cranberries are quite firm to the touch and bounce when dropped. During harvesting, high quality cranberries are separated from low quality ones by ...

Google previewUnderstanding and Measuring the Shelf-life of Food (2004)

by Robert Steele

firmness: fruits. and. vegetables. Firmness is the textural property sensed ...

Google previewHandbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering - 4 Volume Set (2005)

by Y. H. Hui, Frank Sherkat

Firmness is a critical parameter of textural quality of apples. Information ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Repository (1844)

Firmness is the helm of the mind. It can direct a feeble intellect across a stormy occan. Without it, no force of thought, no depth of ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Repository, and Gatherings of the West (1844)

Firmness is the helm of the mind. It can direct a feeble intellect across a stormy ocean. Without it, no force of thought, no depth of feeling, no resources of learning, no power of eloquence, no clearness of mental vision, is safe upon the voyage ...

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Thoughts (2015)

by Tryon Edwards

Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success.

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Temperate Tree Fruit (2003)

by Suman Singha, Tara Baugher

Pears The pressure test (firmness) has proven to be the most reliable and seasonally consistent method for determining harvest maturity of all pear cultivars (Hansen and Mellenthin, 1979). Each cultivar has a specific firmness range for ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

Edwin STAGE AND SCREEN Borden, Mary LIFE DEFINED Boyd, William ATTENTION; BALDNESS; DARK— NESS; FACIAL COLOR; FIRMNESS; MOUNTAINS; OCEAN/OCEANFRONTS; SELF CONFIDENCE; SILENCE Boyesen, Hj almar ...

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Quotes about Firmness

Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness. (Charles Caleb Colton)
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Scrabble value of F4I1R1M3N1E1S1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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