martempering

noun
mar·​tempering | \ˈmär+ˌ-\
plural -s

Definition of martempering 

: 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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History and Etymology for martempering

martensite + tempering

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