planishing


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planishing

[′plan·ish·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Smoothing the surface of a metal by a rapid series of overlapping, light hammerlike blows or by rolling in a planishing mill.
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Through planishing, we get the seam down under 10% of the parent metal thickness, but it is still obviously a seam.
There have been populations in the past which collapsed once critical, natural thresholds were exceeded: the unique Planishing civilization on Easter Island in the South Pacific; the pre-Columbian American civilizations of the Mayans, the Mimbres, and the Anasazis.