re-calescent

recalescence

[ree-kuh-les-uhns]
noun Metallurgy.
a brightening exhibited by cooling iron as latent heat of transformation is liberated.

Origin:
1870–75; recal(esce) to become hot again (< Latin recalēscere, equivalent to re- re- + cal(ēre) to be hot (cf. calorie) + -ēsc- inchoative suffix + -ere infinitive ending) + -escence

recalescent, adjective
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recalescence (ˌriːkəˈlɛsəns)
 
n
a sudden spontaneous increase in the temperature of cooling iron resulting from an exothermic change in crystal structure occurring at a particular temperature
 
[C19: from Latin recalēscere to grow warm again, from re- + calēscere, from calēre to be hot]
 
reca'lescent
 
adj

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