eutectoid

eutectoid

[yoo-tek-toid]
adjective
1.
resembling a eutectic.
noun
2.
a eutectoid alloy.

Origin:
1900–05; eutect(ic) + -oid

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eutectoid (juːˈtɛktɔɪd)
 
n
1.  a mixture of substances similar to a eutectic, but forming two or three constituents from a solid instead of from a melt
 
adj
2.  concerned with or suitable for eutectoid mixtures
 
[C20: from eutect(ic) + -oid]

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eutectoid   (y-těk'toid')  Pronunciation Key 
Adjective   Relating to a eutectic mixture or alloy.

Noun   A eutectic mixture or alloy.
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