Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Definitions for anneal
- To toughen or temper.
- To heat (glass, earthenware, metals, etc.) to remove or prevent internal stress.
- To free from internal stress by heating and gradually cooling.
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Citations for anneal
Bracelets and spiral-headed pins of copper, and also of gold, which is even easier to anneal, appear almost at once.
The sinister imputations that could be drawn from that damning conversation on the tape, and her acceptance of their treachery, had only served to anneal her mind.