annealing

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Noun[edit]

annealing (plural annealings)

  1. The act of heating solid metal or glass to high temperatures and cooling it slowly so that its particles arrange into a defined lattice.
    Without annealing, the quality of our metal products will diminish.

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  • Parthasarathy, S. and Chandrasekharan Rajendran, "A simulated annealing heuristic for scheduling to minimize mean weighted tardiness in a flowshop with mean weighted tardiness in a flowshop with sequence-dependent setup times of jobs—a case study". Production Planning & Control, 1997, 8(5), 476.

Verb[edit]

annealing

  1. Present participle of anneal.