spheroidize

transitive verb

spheroid·​ize
-ed/-ing/-s
: to subject (an iron-base alloy) to prolonged heating near the critical temperature and then to slow cooling so that the iron carbide assumes a globular form compare anneal, heat-treat

Word History

Etymology

spheroid + -ize

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“Spheroidize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spheroidize. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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