acieration

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See also: aciération

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French acier(steel).

Noun[edit]

acieration ‎(plural acierations)

  1. (rare) The conversion of iron into steel.
    • 1861, William Crookes (editor), The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, volume 3:
      It should not be attempted to convert impure irons into steel [] for then there is no certainty regarding the stability of the acieration.

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