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Anneal - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Anneal' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Anneal [ v. t.]
- To subject to great heat, and then cool slowly, as glass, cast iron, steel, or other metal, for the purpose of rendering it less brittle; to temper; to toughen.
- To heat, as glass, tiles, or earthenware, in order to fix the colors laid on them.

Meaning of 'Anneal' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . anneal [ v]
Meaning (1):
- bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
Example in sentence:
  • temper glass