spring temper

noun

Definition of spring temper

: a temper induced in steel to increase its upper limit of elasticity by hardening and tempering in the ordinary way and then reheating until the steel assumes a bright blue color also : a similar temper produced in brass by an extreme amount of cold rolling

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spring-tempered \ ˈ⸗¦⸗⸗ \ adjective

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“Spring temper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20temper. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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