reverse casehardening

noun

Definition of reverse casehardening

: a condition in wood resulting from excessive steaming (as in an attempt to correct casehardening) and characterized by the surface layers being under tension and the inner layers under compression

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“Reverse casehardening.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reverse%20casehardening. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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