nounWord builderThe suffix -ability appears in several words that refer to how possible it is to do a particular thing. ( Mechanical engineering : Materials )
The steel cracked during welding because its hardenability was too high.
In a ferrous alloy, hardenability is the property that determines the depth and distribution of hardness induced by
The hardenability of steel is how easily it can be hardened when cooled rapidly from a high temperature.
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