austemper

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Etymology[edit]

From austenite and temper.

Verb[edit]

austemper (third-person singular simple present austempers, present participle austempering, simple past and past participle austempered)

  1. (transitive) To harden (a metal) and produce a stronger microstructure by heating it into the austenite region and then immediately quenching and removing any bainite and ausferrite.

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