Anneal

Definition of Anneal

An`neal´
v. t.1.To subject to great heat, and then cool slowly, as glass, cast iron, steel, or other metal, for the purpose of rendering it less brittle; to temper; to toughen.
[imp. & p. p. Annealed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Annealing.]
2.To heat, as glass, tiles, or earthenware, in order to fix the colors laid on them.

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normalize, temper, toughen
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