to subject (steel or other metals) to a hardening process that increases its strength and improves its wear properties.
a treatment to strengthen hard steels, prior to quenching, in which the specimen is plastically deformed while it is in the austenite temperature range
ausgespielt adjective Thoroughly exhausted; enervated; frazzled, played out [fr German, ”played out”]
noun the agreement (1867) that established the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary Historical Examples The ausgleich was of ill-omen to the Slav subjects of Hungary. The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1 Henry Baerlein The all-important ausgleich remained hard aground, and could not be sparred off. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories Mark Twain (Samuel […]
foreigner; alien; outlander.
final position in a word, especially as a conditioning environment in sound change. a sound in this position.