Definition of marquenching in US English:

marquenching

noun

Metallurgy
  • A process similar to martempering but with the constant-temperature stage kept too short to allow isothermal transformation.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Iron Age. From mar- + quenching, after martempering.

Pronunciation

marquenching

/ˈmɑːkwɛn(t)ʃɪŋ/