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carburizing

noun

Definition

  1. Adding carbon to the surface of iron-base alloys by heating the metal below its melting point in contact with carbonaceous solids, liquids, or gases. Desired hardness and toughness properties are developed in the high carbon "case" by quenching and tempering.

External Source

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/carburizing