eutectoid

[ yoo-tek-toid ]

adjective
  1. resembling a eutectic.

noun
  1. a eutectoid alloy.

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Origin of eutectoid

1
First recorded in 1900–05; eutect(ic) + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for eutectoid

eutectoid

/ (juːˈtɛktɔɪd) /


noun
  1. a mixture of substances similar to a eutectic, but forming two or three constituents from a solid instead of from a melt

adjective
  1. concerned with or suitable for eutectoid mixtures

Origin of eutectoid

1
C20: from eutect (ic) + -oid

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Scientific definitions for eutectoid

eutectoid

[ yōō-tĕktoid′ ]


Adjective
  1. Relating to a eutectic mixture or alloy.

Noun
  1. A eutectic mixture or alloy.

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