heat-treat


heat–treat

verb \ˈhēt-ˌtrēt\

Definition of HEAT-TREAT

transitive verb
:  to subject to heat; especially :  to treat (as metals) by heating and cooling in a way that will produce desired properties
heat treater noun
heat treatment noun

First Known Use of HEAT-TREAT

1907

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