noun Metallurgy.
a brightening exhibited by cooling iron as latent heat of transformation is liberated.

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 Unabridged
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recalescence (ˌriːkəˈlɛsəns)
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]

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The code also includes a nonequilibrium solidification model that permits droplet undercooling and recalescence.
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