[ sur-met ]
/ ˈsɜr mɛt /
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Also called ceramal.
Words nearby cermet
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British Dictionary definitions for cermet
/ (ˈsɜːmɪt) /
any of several materials consisting of a metal matrix with ceramic particles disseminated through it. They are hard and resistant to high temperaturesAlso called: ceramal
Word Origin for cermet
C20: from cer (amic) + met (al)
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