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oil-harden

[oil-hahr-dn] /ˈɔɪlˌhɑr dn/
verb (used with object), Metallurgy.
1.
to quench (steel) in a bath of oil.
Compare water-harden.
Origin of oil-harden
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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