a brightening exhibited by cooling iron as latent heat of transformation is liberated.
- re·ca·les·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for recalescence
a sudden spontaneous increase in the temperature of cooling iron resulting from an exothermic change in crystal structure occurring at a particular temperature
- recalescent, adjective
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