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solid solution
 
n
chem a crystalline material in which two or more elements or compounds share a common lattice

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solid solution  
A uniform mixture of substances in solid form. Solid solutions often consist of two or more types of atoms or molecules that share a crystal lattice, as in certain metal alloys. Much of the steel used in construction, for example, is actually a solid solution of iron and carbon. The carbon atoms, which fit neatly within the iron's crystal lattice, add strength to its structure.
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Example sentences
Rescue packages are a solid solution if well-executed.
World leaders are running out of time to come up with a solid solution before
  that meeting.
Typical cases include the maximum or minimum in a solid solution series and the
  melting point of a congruently melting compound.
Moles of solid-solution component in solid solution ss.
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