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Tempering

tempering (Science: chemistry) The process of giving the requisite degree of hardness or softness to a substance, as iron... Read More

Steel

steel 1. (Science: chemistry) A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between wrought iron and cast... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Quench

quench 1. To extinguish; to overwhelm; to make an end of; said of flame and fire, of things burning, and figuratively of... Read More