Definition of hardenability in English:

hardenability

noun

Metallurgy
  • The extent or degree to which a metal may be hardened or will undergo hardening; capacity for becoming hardened; specifically the propensity of steel to transform into martensite when cooled rapidly from an austenitic state.

Origin

Late 19th century. From hardenable + -ity: see -bility.

Pronunciation

hardenability

/ˌhɑːd(ə)nəˈbɪlɪti//ˌhɑːdnəˈbɪlɪti/