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anneal

[ə′nēl]
(engineering)
To treat a metal, alloy, or glass with heat and then cool to remove internal stresses and to make the material less brittle. Also known as temper.
(genetics)
To recombine strands of complementary deoxyribonucleic acid that were separated by heating or other means of denaturation.

anneal

To take the brittleness out of metal, plastic or certain carbon composites. Performed in the preparation of new products or in their restoration, annealing is accomplished via a heat treating process.
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This makes the nascent strand ssDNA, allowing the opposing primer (Primer l in Figure 2c) to anneal, and DNA polymerase to again start strand synthesis.
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Around that temperature, the thin nanorods anneal, turn into a continuous thin film, and fuse the layers together.
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The Vantage Astra system's novel, laser-based architecture sets new standards for production-worthiness and provides a compelling value proposition for advanced anneal applications.
If the casting is shaken out too hot and too hard, the facility can anneal and soften the casting.
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For the alkali halide single crystals irradiated with the gamma ray, color centers were able to anneal out at elevated temperatures (14-17).
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