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congruent melting

[ kuhn-groo-uhnt mel-ting, kong-groo-, kuhng- ]
/ kənˈgru ənt ˈmɛl tɪŋ, ˈkɒŋ gru-, kəŋ- /
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noun Chemistry.

the melting of a solid compound in which the composition of the resultant liquid is the same as that of the solid.

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Origin of congruent melting

First recorded in 1900–05
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