ausform

[ aws-fawrm ]
/ ˈɔsˌfɔrm /

verb (used with object)

to subject (steel or other metals) to a hardening process that increases its strength and improves its wear properties.

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

Origin of ausform

First recorded in 1960–65; aus(tenitic) + (de)form1

OTHER WORDS FROM ausform

ausforming, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020