noun mar·tempering \ˈmär+ˌ-\

Definition of martempering



  1. :  the process of quenching steel from above the transformation temperature in a bath at about 350° F and then cooling to room temperature after the temperature has become nearly uniform with the bath

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Origin and Etymology of martempering

martensite + tempering

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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