anneal anneal  /ə ˈnil/


  • (v) bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling



  1. But from the moment of birth, a lot of things set to work on that temperament--moderating it, challenging it, annealing it, wounding it.
  2. His argument is only a state is capable of manufacturing the EFP's, which involves a complicated annealing process.
  3. In an annealing oven the disk will be cooled a few degrees a day until after about ten months it has reached room temperature.


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