[ as-ee-uh-reyt ]
/ ˈæs i əˌreɪt /
verb (used with object), ac·i·er·at·ed, ac·i·er·at·ing.
to convert (iron) into steel.
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Origin of acierate
OTHER WORDS FROM acierateac·i·er·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for acierate
/ (ˈæsɪəˌreɪt) /
(tr) to change (iron) into steel
Derived forms of acierateacieration, noun
Word Origin for acierate
C19: from French acier steel, from Latin aciēs sharpness
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