- resembling a eutectic.
- a eutectoid alloy.
Origin of eutectoid
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A “eutectoid” is to such a transformation in solid metal what a eutectic is to freezing proper.
- a mixture of substances similar to a eutectic, but forming two or three constituents from a solid instead of from a melt
- concerned with or suitable for eutectoid mixtures
Word Origin for eutectoid
C20: from eutect (ic) + -oid
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- Relating to a eutectic mixture or alloy.
- A eutectic mixture or alloy.
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