heat-treat

verb \ ˈhēt-ˌtrēt \

Definition of heat-treat

heat-treated; heat-treating; heat-treats
: to subject to heat; especially : to treat (a material, such as metal) 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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