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hypereutectoid

[hahy-per-yoo-tek-toid] /ˌhaɪ pər yʊˈtɛk tɔɪd/
adjective, Metallurgy
1.
(of an alloy) having more of the alloying element than the eutectoid composition.
2.
(of steel) having more carbon than the 0.8 percent of eutectoid steel.
Also, hypereutectic.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; hyper- + eutectoid
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British Dictionary definitions for hypereutectic

hypereutectic

/ˌhaɪpəjuːˈtɛktɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a mixture or alloy with two components) containing more of the minor component than a eutectic mixture Compare hypoeutectic
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