season crack[′sēz·ən ¦krak]
A stress-corrosion crack produced in a copper-base alloy subject to a residual or applied tensile stress and exposed to a specific environment such as moist air containing traces of ammonia.
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1. A crack that develops in metals that have been rolled or otherwise subjected to a process developing internal stress.
2. Same as seasoning check.
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