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.

Nearby words

  1. austen,
  2. austen, jane,
  3. austenite,
  4. austenitic,
  5. austenitic stainless steel,
  6. auster,
  7. austere,
  8. austerely,
  9. austerity,
  10. austerlitz

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

Origin of austenitize


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