As it is impossible to roll perfectly true, it is necessary to “draw” these strips, after being softened by annealing.
The annealing cannot be carried out in air, owing to the tendency to oxidation.
The sheet of glass just ready for the annealing was of the true heavenly azure that Brother Basil had tried in vain to get.
The process is somewhat similar to that employed in annealing glass.
The result of this annealing process will be a smooth surface, fully equal to the brightness of pure copper.'
This latter material is composed of annealing pots broken and ground fine enough to pass readily through a fine riddle.
The annealing furnaces are of two forms according to the size of the sheets of brass.
In this drawing the artist has represented a workman in the act of soldering or annealing a piece of plate.
In this case it will be found helpful to have recourse to the process of annealing.
He took them down to the annealing chamber; and then he observed that it was "a nice warm place o'nights."
Old English onælan "to set on fire, kindle," from on- "on" + ælan "to burn, bake," from Proto-Germanic *ailan, "probably" [Watkins] from PIE *ai- "to burn" (see ash (n.1)); related to Old English æled "fire, firebrand," Old Norse eldr, Danish ild "fire." Related: Annealed; annealing.