recalescence

noun re·ca·les·cence \ˌrēkəˈlesən(t)s\

Definition of recalescence

plural

-s

  1. :  the increase in temperature when the rate of heat liberation during transformation exceeds the rate of heat dissipation while cooling metal through a transformation range — compare decalescence

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Origin and Etymology of recalescence

Latin recalescere to grow warm again (from re- + calescere to grow warm, inchoative of calēre to be warm) + English -ence — more at lee


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