Definition of Resoftened
1. resoften [v] - See also: resoften
Lexicographical Neighbors of Resoftened
Literary usage of Resoftened
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1858)
"This residue, when obtained in a thin layer, is fused by the solar heat or an equivalent temperature, and resoftened frequently until it exhales no longer ..."
2. Surgical Handicraft: A Manual of Surgical Manipulations, Minor Surgery, and by Walter Pye (1884)
"... if a further improvement were possible, the case must be slipped off and resoftened in the steam chamber, unless of course it be cracked or be worn out. ..."
3. History of the Afghans by Joseph Pierre Ferrier (1858)
"For the cure of wounds and abscesses they have but one receipt, but that they say is infallible—it is, to apply a piece of an old waterskin, resoftened by ..."
4. The Treatment of Paper for Special Purposes: A Practical Introduction to the by Louis Edgar Andés (1907)
"The colour must be used fresh or it gets hard like all preparations containing glue, though it can be resoftened by warming. The glycerine does not retard ..."
5. Notes on Dental Metallurgy: For the Use of Dental Students and Practitioners by Walter Bruce Hepburn (1922)
"The amalgam on being heated becomes quite plastic, and may be resoftened without injury to its properties, provided that the heat is not sufficient tp ..."
6. A System of surgery: Theoretical and Practical by Timothy Holmes (1870)
"Wardrop§§ mentions the case of a sailor with compound fracture of the leg, in whom, on three separate occasions, the uniting medium was resoftened in ..."
7. Celluloid: Its Raw Material, Manufacture, Properties and Uses; a Handbook by Friedrich Böckmann, Charles Salter (1907)
"On leaving the press the celluloid is hard, but remains elastic, and can be resoftened by warmth or by dipping it in boiling water; and it can be also cut ..."
8. The Secret of Everyday Things: Informal Talks with the Children by Jean-Henri Fabre (1920)
"... is passed to the blower, who gives to the vitreous mass the shape of an egg ending in a neck. The piece is then resoftened in the fur- ..."