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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 trend is inconsistent with previous results obtained for other annealed cold-sprayed coatings.
For the specimen annealed at 350 K, a value of about 15 nm is obtained (see Fig.
In contrast, there is a largely change when the [gamma]-form crystal is annealed at 165[degrees]C.
The H stands for hybrid, and this enzymatic activity degrades away the RNA pair of annealed DNA-RNA hybrids.
A poly(styrene-butyl acrylate) model latex was coated as an aqueous suspension, quickly frozen, then freeze-dried, and annealed under well-controlled bone-dry, i.
Some conditions should be fulfilled when magnetic properties of an annealed alloy are to be changed by magnetic annealing.
A 100-percent hydrogen atmosphere is the best atmosphere for the production of annealed steel," says Mircea Stefan Stanescu, Ph.
When the parts had been annealed, however, their surface finish had significantly deteriorated.
The second method started with annealed, drawn, and coated wire.
cm for all trace metals, and wafers can be hydrogen annealed up to 1200 degrees C without receiving any metal contamination from the SiFusion fixtures.
2 BALING WIRE: (a) MSW BALING WIRE 28-30% Elongated 10 Gauge Black Annealed 60,000 75,000 lbs.