annealing twin

annealing twin

[ə′nēl·iŋ ‚twin]
(metallurgy)
A twinned crystal that is formed as molten metal is cooled and solidified.
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Observation of high frequency of twins is fully consistent with the investigation of the role of shear stress in formation of annealing twin boundaries in copper (Field et al.
The role of shear stress in the formation of annealing twin boundaries in copper.