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martempering

[mahr-tem-per-ing] /ˈmɑr tɛm pər ɪŋ/
noun, Metallurgy
1.
a quenching process used to harden austenitic steel.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; mar(tensite) + temper + -ing1
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