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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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Figure 16 shows the crystallinity evolutions with stretch ratio for the annealed simultaneously and sequentially biaxially stretched samples.
1 shows XRD patterns of bismuth iron oxide thin films prepared using sol-gel method under as-deposited, 200C and 300C annealed conditions.
3, was recorded already in 2004, it was decided to repeat investigations of the annealed specimen: it was necessary to find whether any changes took place in the specimen in the time elapsed since 2004.
Three tensile samples were prepared for both as-sprayed and annealed Ti coatings for adhesive strength measurement.
The samples were annealed for different times at an annealing temperature of 155[degrees]C and characterized with stripping coulometry.
Borow witnessed a test years ago wherein a 3-foot by 3-foot pane of annealed glass was placed 20 feet away from 5 pounds of dynamite.
We'll insert bland-finished parts, and when they exit, they are bright annealed.
Figure 4 presents the stress--strain curves for the annealed and non-annealed samples of recycled and virgin non-reinforced PP.
At this step, the M-MLV RT extends the annealed T7-tagged primer and creates a DNA complement of the RNA target species.