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Incise

To cut a shallow mark into a material.

incise

1. To decorate by cutting or indenting a surface, as ceramic ware.
2. To perforate the surface of timbers, poles, posts, etc., to increase penetration of wood preservatives.
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Drying specimens were incised with three incising densities: 0 (unincised), 1,250, and 2,500 holes per [m.
2098), suggesting that incising and soap washing had little influence on the strength of the laminated beams.
The system's new DirectFlow(tm) Arterial Cannula with Incising Introducer facilitates placement of the new EndoClamp-ST Catheter and enables faster and easier positioning of the endoaortic balloon clamp.
In comparing delamination of the utility pole beams (Table 8), the Pole 2 beam exhibited the least amount ofdelamination of the three beams in each surface preparation group (priming, incising, and control).
The three surface preparations (control, incising, and priming) were randomly assigned to the three clusters, with all of the groups within the same cluster receiving the same surface preparation.
There was no apparent benefit to incising the veneers when treating with CA.
Although preservative treatment increases durability, the incising process is known to reduce stiffness and strength.
Each board was then cut into four 300-mm-long sections that were segregated into eight groups, one per treatment chemical and incising condition for each species.
Forintek Canada Corp developed an incising system in 1986 that could incise green veneer just before entering the veneer dryer (Walser and Clarke 1991).
One solution is the use of mechanical incising to increase the amount of end grain that is exposed during treatment.