or hy·per·eu·tec·tic


adjective Metallurgy.

(of an alloy) having more of the alloying element than the eutectoid composition.
(of steel) having more carbon than the 0.8 percent of eutectoid steel.

Origin of hypereutectoid

First recorded in 1910–15; hyper- + eutectoid
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British Dictionary definitions for hypereutectic




(of a mixture or alloy with two components) containing more of the minor component than a eutectic mixtureCompare hypoeutectic
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