[mahr-tl-ah-toh; Italian mahr-tel-lah-taw] /ˌmɑr tlˈɑ toʊ; Italian ˌmɑr tɛlˈlɑ tɔ/
(of notes or chords in a musical score) heavily accented and detached.
(in string playing) the practice of bowing the string with a succession of short sharp blows
[mahr-tel-oh] /mɑrˈtɛl oʊ/ noun, Fortification. 1. a circular, towerlike fort with guns on the top. /mɑːˈtɛləʊ/ noun 1. a small circular tower for coastal defence, formerly much used in Europe
[mahr-tem-per-ing] /ˈmɑr tɛm pər ɪŋ/ noun, Metallurgy. 1. a quenching process used to harden austenitic steel.
[mahr-tn] /ˈmɑr tn/ noun, plural martens (especially collectively) marten. 1. any of several slender, chiefly arboreal carnivores of the genus Martes, of northern forests, having a long, glossy coat and bushy tail. 2. the fur of such an animal, generally a dark brown. /ˈmɑːtɪn/ noun (pl) -tens, -ten 1. any of several agile arboreal musteline […]
[mahr-tn-zahyt] /ˈmɑr tnˌzaɪt/ noun, Metallurgy. 1. a metastable microconstituent of any of various forms of carbon steel, produced by undercooling sufficiently below the normal transformation temperature, especially a hard, brittle product of the decomposition of austenite, produced in this way. /ˈmɑːtɪnˌzaɪt/ noun 1. a constituent formed in steels by rapid quenching, consisting of a supersaturated […]