austenitize

[aw-stuh-ni-tahyz]

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

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

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

Origin of austenitize

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