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- adj. Occurring along the boundaries between the crystals or grains of a metal
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Sodium hydroxide, amines, and anhydrous ammonia have been used for intercrystalline swelling; in Europe, during World War II, high concentrations (70-75 percent) of sulfuric acid or fuming hydrochloric acid and metal chelate solvents were used for intracrystalline swelling.