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1) annealing. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...annealing, (nel´ing) (KEY) , process in which glass, metals, and other materials are treated to render them less brittle and more workable. Annealing consists of...

2) anneal. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: anˇnealed, anˇnealˇing, anˇneals1. To subject (glass or metal) to a process of heating and slow cooling in order to toughen and reduce brittleness....

3) tempering. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...oil, and molten metal. The process of softening steel that is harder than desired is called annealing. In modern mass production the processes of tempering are guided...

4) hardening. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...by quenching in water, oil, or molten salt. Later heat treatment by tempering or annealing modifies the metal slightly to give other desirable qualities. Steels with...

5) glass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...annealed on shelves in a melting furnace, is now usually carried on rollers through annealing ovens (lehrs). 3Although today most hollow vessels such as light bulbs...

6) 197. Mississippi Valley Literature. Specimen Days. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...of infinite and paradoxical variety, a curious and absolute fusion is doubtless steadily annealing, compacting, identifying all. But subtler and wider and more solid,...

7) iron. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...throughout the iron as cementite (iron carbide, Fe3C). A malleable cast iron can be made by annealing white iron castings in a special furnace. Some of the carbon...

8) 11. Some Diary Notes at Random. November Boughs. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...into rough plate glass, I should say ten feet by fourteen, then rapidly shov d into the annealing oven, which stood ready for it. The polishing and grinding rooms...

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