decalescence

noun de·ca·les·cence \ ˌdēkəˈlesᵊn(t)s , ˌdek- \

Definition of decalescence

plural -s
: the decrease in temperature when the rate of heat absorption during transformation exceeds the rate of heat input while heating metal through a transformation range — compare recalescence

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Origin and Etymology of decalescence

International Scientific Vocabulary de- + -calescence (as in recalescence)


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