overaging

overaging

[¦ō·vər¦āj·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Aging at a higher temperature or for a longer time than is required to produce maximum or optimum properties.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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