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Noun: annealing  u'nee-ling
  1. Hardening something by heat treatment
    - tempering
Verb: anneal  u'neel
  1. Bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    "anneal glass";
    - temper, normalize, normalise [Brit]

Sounds like: aneling

Derived forms: annealings

Type of: harden, hardening, indurate

Encyclopedia: Annealing