self-hardening

[self-hahr-dn-ing, self-]

Origin of self-hardening

First recorded in 1900–05
Related formsself-hard·ened, adjective
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Historical Examples of self-hardening

  • This alloy, because hardened simply in air, was called “air-hardening” or “self-hardening.”