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Overcoming a temporary unsteadiness of a component that may appear when it is first installed.
Drying of wood either in the air or in a kiln.
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Removal of moisture from green wood in order to improve its workability and serviceability.
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1. The drying of wood, either in air or in a kiln.
2. The curing or hardening of concrete.
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