drawing back


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drawing back

[′drȯ·iŋ ′bak]
(metallurgy)
Reheating hardened steel to a temperature below the critical temperature in order to change its hardness.
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Every movement and every step has to be practiced--this includes drawing back your bow.
Author of the guide Jonquil Lowe said: ``Rather than drawing back from life, retirement can be a new and enjoyable phase when you can grasp life's opportunities to the full.