acieration

acierate

[as-ee-uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), acierated, acierating.
to convert (iron) into steel.

Origin:
1865–70; < French aciér(er) derivative of acier steel (< Vulgar Latin *aciārium, equivalent to Latin aci(ēs) sharpness + -ārium -ary) + -ate1

acieration, noun
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acierate (ˈæsɪəˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to change (iron) into steel
 
[C19: from French acier steel, from Latin aciēs sharpness]
 
acier'ation
 
n

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