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self-hardening

[ self-hahr-dn-ing, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈhɑr dn ɪŋ, ˈsɛlf- /
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adjective
noting or pertaining to any of various steels that harden after heating without quenching or other treatment.
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Origin of self-hardening

First recorded in 1900–05

OTHER WORDS FROM self-hardening

self-hardened, adjective
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