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As the hammering hardens the metal it is necessary to anneal it each time after going over the surface.
COPPER WORKAUGUSTUS F. ROSE
As the hammering goes on the metal becomes brittle and hard, and then it is passed though the fire to anneal or soften it.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Malleable or wrought iron, if subjected to pressure, becomes brittle, and it is necessary to anneal it.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
Throw an asbestos rag over the joint, loosen one pair of the clamps slightly, and leave the joint to anneal.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
When the colours are properly burnt in, the fire is suffered to die away, so as to anneal the glass.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
And without these chastening factors to temper, soften and anneal, the sex-relation is a fierce and tyrannous concern.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
When this stage is reached anneal the work carefully and see that the glass is not too thin.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
The glass portions of the pump I have contrived to anneal completely by the simple means mentioned below.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 303VARIOUS
A light fall of snow that was split into festers by the guns before it could anneal the ancient sores.
GLADIATORPHILIP WYLIE
Even a small wood fire would give you heat enough to anneal any size pieces you wish.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: WORKING IN METALSCHARLES CONRAD SLEFFEL
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WORDS RELATED TO ANNEAL

  • annealed
  • baked
  • brazed
  • cemented
  • chilled
  • congealed
  • dried
  • indurated
  • molded
  • petrified
  • set
  • solidified
  • starched
  • steeled
  • stiffened
  • strengthened
  • toughened
  • toughened up
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