Dictionary.com

self-hardening

[ self-hahr-dn-ing, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈhɑr dn ɪŋ, ˈsɛlf- /
Save This Word!

adjective
noting or pertaining to any of various steels that harden after heating without quenching or other treatment.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of self-hardening

First recorded in 1900–05

OTHER WORDS FROM self-hardening

self-hardened, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use self-hardening in a sentence

FEEDBACK