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microconstituent

[ mahy-kroh-kuhn-stich-oo-uhnt ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ kənˈstɪtʃ u ənt /
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noun
a microscopically small constituent of a metal or alloy.
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Origin of microconstituent

First recorded in 1900–05; micro- + constituent
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