[ mahy-kroh-struhk-cher ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌstrʌk tʃər /
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the structure of a metal or alloy as observed, after etching and polishing, under a high degree of magnification.
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British Dictionary definitions for microstructure
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌstrʌktʃə) /
structure on a microscopic scale, esp the structure of an alloy as observed by etching, polishing, and observation under a microscope
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