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burning

1. a form of heat treatment used to harden and finish ceramic materials or to prepare certain ores for further treatment by calcination
2. overheating of an alloy during heat treatment in which local fusion or excessive oxide formation and penetration occur, weakening the alloy

burning

Conversion of one element to another by nuclear fusion, such as hydrogen to helium or helium to carbon.

burning

[′bər·niŋ]
(engineering)
The firing of clay products placed in a kiln.
(metallurgy)
Permanent damage to a metal caused by heating beyond temperature limits of the treatment.
Deep pitting of a metal caused by excessive pickling.

burning

The flame cutting of metal plates to a desired shape.
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