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red-short

[ red-shawrt ]
/ ˈrɛdˈʃɔrt /
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adjective Metallurgy.
brittle when at red heat, as iron or steel containing too much sulfur.
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Origin of red-short

1720–30; <Swedish rödskört, neuter of rödskör, equivalent to röd red + skör brittle
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