eutectoid

[yoo-tek-toid]
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adjective

resembling a eutectic.

noun

a eutectoid alloy.

Nearby words

  1. eusystole,
  2. eutaxia,
  3. eutaxy,
  4. eutectic,
  5. eutectic alloy,
  6. eutelegenesis,
  7. euterpe,
  8. euthanasia,
  9. euthanise,
  10. euthanize

Origin of eutectoid

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

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British Dictionary definitions for eutectoid

eutectoid

noun

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

adjective

concerned with or suitable for eutectoid mixtures

Word Origin for eutectoid

C20: from eutect (ic) + -oid

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Science definitions for eutectoid

eutectoid

[yōō-tĕktoid′]

Adjective

Relating to a eutectic mixture or alloy.

Noun

A eutectic mixture or alloy.
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