salt bath

noun

metallurgy a bath of molten salts in which steel can be immersed to soak to a uniform and accurately maintained temperature as part of the process of heat treatment. Different salts are used for different temperatures

Nearby words

  1. salsa,
  2. salsa verde,
  3. salsify,
  4. salt,
  5. salt away,
  6. salt cake,
  7. salt cedar,
  8. salt chuck,
  9. salt cod,
  10. salt dome

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