Definition of Resoften
1. soften [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: soften
Lexicographical Neighbors of Resoften
Literary usage of Resoften
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses (1988)
"The purpose of the xylene is to resoften the fingers. After this treatment, should the resulting inked impressions be ..."
2. The Manufacture of Lubricants, Shoe Polishes and Leather Dressings by Richard Brunner (1906)
"This is incorrect, and, besides, the leather gets hard and brittle in drying, and then takes a long time to resoften by the aid ..."
3. Sorgho and Imphee, the Chinese and African Sugar Canes: A Treatise Upon by Henry Steel Olcott, Leonard Wray (1857)
"... it would have been necessary to boil it to resoften it, and submit it afterwards, as we have above mentioned, to the successive action of lime water and ..."
4. Recollections of Japan: Comprising a Particular Account of the Religion by Vasiliĭ Mikhaĭlovich Golovnin (1819)
"... resoften it, and the various natural productions cause salutary exhalations; especially from the sulphur and the aromatic plants in which these islands ..."