• (adj): Given added strength or support.
    Synonyms: reinforced

Some articles on strengthened:

Architectural Glass - Chemically Strengthened Glass
... Chemically strengthened glass is a type of glass that has increased strength ... Chemically strengthened glass is typically six to eight times the strength of annealed glass ... The glass is chemically strengthened by submerging the glass in a bath containing a potassium salt (typically potassium nitrate) at 450 °C (842 °F) ...
Hurricane Charlie (1951)
... It strengthened to a hurricane in the eastern Caribbean Sea, and it struck Jamaica with winds near Category 3 intensity ... It strengthened to a peak intensity of 135 mph (215 km/h) prior to landfall on Quintana Roo, Yucatán Peninsula ... It weakened over land, and it re-strengthened over the Gulf of Mexico before it made a final landfall near Tampico ...
Wylam Bridge - History
... In the same year the bridge was strengthened by being reconstructed using steel ... The bridge was strengthened again during World War II in 1942 so that tanks and other heavy military vehicles could use it ... Improvements continued as recently as 2007, when the railings were strengthened following a fatal car crash in which three people died ...
Tropical Storm Kika - Storms - Hurricane Genevieve
... That afternoon it strengthened into Tropical Storm Genevieve ... It strengthened into a 65 mph storm, but soon weakened because of cooler water that Hurricane Fausto had passed over ... On July 25, it strengthened and briefly reached hurricane status, which it remained at until weakening to a tropical storm early on July 26, and a remnant low ...
Lohner B.II
... terrain of the Austrian alps, the Type C featured a longer fuselage, greater wingspan, and strengthened undercarriage ... A second prototype, with strengthened wings, was accepted by the Army in August 1913, and placed an order for another 24 aircraft ... Later the same year, a new and strengthened wing was fitted to all remaining B.IIs, and the B.II (along with the B.I) was put back into production under licence at ...

Famous quotes containing the word strengthened:

    If the child-caregiver relationship is nurturing, reliable and often even joyous, the child’s confidence in human relationships as a source of comfort and reciprocity will be strengthened and expanded in spite of the parent’s absence. The child will learn that not only are the parents to be trusted but that other people are trustworthy as well.
    Alicia F. Lieberman (20th century)

    Ties of blood are not always ties of friendship; but friendship founded on merit, on esteem, and on mutual trust, becomes more vital and more tender when strengthened by the ties of blood.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    A great world leader is gone. Liberty loving people around the globe are sad tonight. We are strengthened in the thought of President Roosevelt’s work for little people everywhere.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)