Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To harden (as steel) by quenching in oil. The general effect of quenching from any temperature in oil heated to 80° C. is to increase the ultimate stress without reducing the elastic limit. The latter result, however, depends in some cases on the proportion of carbon present in the steel.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
‘oil-harden’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for oil-harden.