fettling


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fet·tling

 (fĕt′lĭng)
n. Metallurgy
Fettle.

fettling

(ˈfɛtlɪŋ)
n
(Metallurgy) a refractory material used to line the hearth of puddling furnaces. Also called: fettle
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RUMOURS of a "week-in, week-out" system of working were prevalent in the steel shop, fettling shop and all the other departments.
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Apparently it hasn't been charged for some time and needs a bit of fettling.