annealing

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Is annealing a Words With Friends word? YES


The word ANNEALING is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

There are 9 letters in the word ANNEALING

5 Definitions  for the word annealing:

noun - hardening something by heat treatment

GCIDE Definitions - ANNEAL

Anneal
An*neal" (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annealed (/); p. pr. & vb. n. Annealing.] [OE. anelen to heat, burn, AS. an/lan; an on + /lan to burn; also OE. anelen to enamel, prob. influenced by OF. neeler, nieler, to put a black enamel on gold or silver, F. nieller, fr. LL. nigellare to blacken, fr. L. nigellus blackish, dim. of niger black. Cf. Niello, Negro.] 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.
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2. To heat, as glass, tiles, or earthenware, in order to fix the colors laid on them.
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Anneal
An*neal" (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annealed (/); p. pr. & vb. n. Annealing.] [OE. anelen to heat, burn, AS. an/lan; an on + /lan to burn; also OE. anelen to enamel, prob. influenced by OF. neeler, nieler, to put a black enamel on gold or silver, F. nieller, fr. LL. nigellare to blacken, fr. L. nigellus blackish, dim. of niger black. Cf. Niello, Negro.] 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.
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2. To heat, as glass, tiles, or earthenware, in order to fix the colors laid on them.
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GCIDE Definitions - ANNEALING

Annealing
An*neal"ing, n. 1. The process used to render glass, iron, etc., less brittle, performed by allowing them to cool very gradually from a high heat.
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2. The burning of metallic colors into glass, earthenware, etc.
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Annealing
An*neal"ing, n. 1. The process used to render glass, iron, etc., less brittle, performed by allowing them to cool very gradually from a high heat.
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2. The burning of metallic colors into glass, earthenware, etc.
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