Definition of Resoftening
1. resoften [v] - See also: resoften
Lexicographical Neighbors of Resoftening
Literary usage of Resoftening
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"After tanning is finished, the stock is again washed and pressed, and is ready for the fat liquoring, coloring, drying, resoftening, tacking on boards to ..."
2. Aggregation and Flow of Solids: Being the Records of an Experimental Study by George Thomas Beilby (1921)
"The hardening and resoftening of metals in annealing, forging, rolling, wire-drawing, and stamping, as these are practised in the arts; the flow of metals ..."
3. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1878)
"The left lung presented at its summit some old resoftening tubercle and a large sloughing cavity. There was some tuberculosis of the lower lobe. ..."
4. The Complete Practical Machinist: Embracing Lathe Work, Vise Work, Drills by Joshua Rose (1876)
"... to which the tempering or resoftening operation has taken place, Having then by practice ascertained the color which denotes the particular degree of ..."
5. Plastics and orthopedics by David Prince (1871)
"It seems, that in a few exceptional instances, a resoftening of the bony callus occurs, permitting a bending in obedience to muscular contraction and other ..."