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descaling

[dē′skāl·iŋ]
(engineering)
Removing scale, usually oxides, from the surface of a metal or the inner surface of a pipe, boiler, or other object.
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descaling

Removing scale, 8 that forms on the inside of hot water heaters, boilers, etc.
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