hypereutectoid

hypereutectoid

[hahy-per-yoo-tek-toid]
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:
1910–15; hyper- + eutectoid

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hypereutectic or hypereutectoid (ˌhaɪpəjuːˈtɛktɪk)
 
adj
Compare hypoeutectic (of a mixture or alloy with two components) containing more of the minor component than a eutectic mixture
 
hypereutectoid or hypereutectoid
 
adj

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