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Remove deposits of scale from.‘if you have problems with your heating system, you need to descale it thoroughly’
- ‘Tubes supplied with an anodized surface must be descaled at the ends before welding.’
- ‘Removal of this hardened metal layer is essential for optimum mechanical properties, and an integral part of any descaling process.’
- ‘After they are descaled, these hot bands are cold rolled to the required thickness and coils off the cold mill are either annealed and descaled or bright annealed.’
- ‘Wash bins, descale taps and plugholes, etc, as required.’
- ‘Follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning, disinfecting and descaling.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.