austenitize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

austenite +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

austenitize (third-person singular simple present austenitizes, present participle austenitizing, simple past and past participle austenitized)

  1. To heat iron (or an iron-based metal such as steel) to a temperature at which it changes crystal structure from ferrite to austenite.

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