self-annealing

adjective

metallurgy denoting certain metals, such as lead, tin, and zinc, that recrystallize at air temperatures and so may be cold-worked without strain-hardening

Nearby words

  1. self-advocacy,
  2. self-aggrandizement,
  3. self-aggrandizing,
  4. self-analysis,
  5. self-analyzed,
  6. self-annihilation,
  7. self-antigen,
  8. self-appointed,
  9. self-assembly,
  10. self-assertion

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