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acierate

[ as-ee-uh-reyt ]
/ 藞忙s i 蓹藢re瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ac路i路er路at路ed, ac路i路er路at路ing.
to convert (iron) into steel.
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Origin of acierate

1865鈥70; <French aci茅r(er) derivative of acier steel (<Vulgar Latin *aci膩rium, equivalent to Latin aci(膿s) sharpness + -膩rium-ary) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM acierate

ac路i路er路a路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for acierate

acierate
/ (藞忙s瑟蓹藢re瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to change (iron) into steel

Derived forms of acierate

acieration, noun

Word Origin for acierate

C19: from French acier steel, from Latin aci膿s sharpness
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