Origin of recalescencefrom Classical Latin recalescens, present participle of recalescere, to grow hot again from re-, again + calescere, to grow hot from calere, to be warm: see calorie
An example of recalescence is one of the stages that melted iron or steel goes through when it is turning into solid form.
Origin of recalescenceFrom Latin recalēscēns recalēscent- present participle of recalēscere to grow warm again re- re- calēscere to become warm inchoative of calēre to be warm ; see kelə-1 in Indo-European roots.
- an increase in temperature that occurs while cooling metal through a range of temperatures in which change in structure occurs
From Latin recalescere ("to grow warm again"), from re- + calescere ("to grow warm"), inchoative of calÄ“re ("to be warm"). In use since at least 1873 (Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, published 1985).
- The critical temperature for various samples of iron and steel ranges from 690° C. to 870° C.; it is the temperature at which Barrett's " recalescence " occurs.
- Again, as the temperature in turn falls past Ar l this hardenite mother-metal splits up into cementite and ferrite grouped together as pearlite, with the resulting recalescence, and the mass, as shown in Alloys, Pl., fig.