[ yoo-tek-toid ]
/ yuˈtɛk tɔɪd /
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resembling a eutectic.
a eutectoid alloy.
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Example sentences from the Web for eutectoid
Here the mass consists of primary austenite, eutectic austenite and cementite interstratified and pro-eutectoid cementite.
A “eutectoid” is to such a transformation in solid metal what a eutectic is to freezing proper.
British Dictionary definitions for eutectoid
/ (juːˈtɛktɔɪd) /
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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Scientific definitions for eutectoid
[ yōō-tĕk′toid′ ]
Relating to a eutectic mixture or alloy.
A eutectic mixture or alloy.
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