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cold-work

[kohld-wurk] /ˈkoʊldˌwɜrk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to work (metal) at a temperature below that at which recrystallization occurs.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
Related forms
cold-working, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cold-work

cold work

noun
1.
the craft of shaping metal without heat
verb (transitive)
2.
to shape (metal) in this way
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