the structure of a metal or alloy as observed, after etching and polishing, under a high degree of magnification.
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How to use microstructure in a sentence
Like the rubbery nubs on the bottom of baby socks, microstructures on the bears’ paw pads offer some extra friction, scientists report November 1 in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.
Instead, lots of dome-shaped microstructures cover their surface.You might someday ‘wallpaper’ your bedroom with this loudspeaker | Kendra Redmond | July 18, 2022 | Science News For Students
Recently, I described this exact microstructure in 890-million-year-old rocks from northern Canada, proposing that it could be evidence of sponges that are several hundred million years older than the next-youngest uncontested sponge fossil.Animal Evolution: Fossil Discovery Hints First Animals Lived Nearly 900 Million Years Ago | Elizabeth C. Turner | October 31, 2021 | Singularity Hub
The detailed internal microstructure of the bone also matters, and it’s not clear how or if that’s affected by cycling.
British Dictionary definitions for microstructure
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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