austenitize

[ aw-stuh-ni-tahyz ]
/ ˈɔ stə nɪˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), aus·ten·it·ized, aus·ten·it·iz·ing.Metallurgy.

to form austenite in (a ferrous alloy) by heating.

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Also especially British, aus·ten·it·ise .

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