Definition of strengthener in US English:



  • See strengthen

    • ‘Mr Proudfoot will use poultices to remove encrusted dust and grime before treating the stone with chemical strengtheners to prevent cracking and erosion.’
    • ‘Some elements, notably tin and zirconium, behave as neutral solutes in titanium and have little effect on the transformation temperature, acting as strengtheners of the phase.’
    • ‘Individual finger lifts are also tremendous finger strengtheners.’
    • ‘Dips target your lower pectorals, triceps, and shoulders - they are an ideal upper-body strengthener.’
    • ‘Calcium and vitamin D are good general bone strengtheners.’