Meaning of PEARLITE in English

PEARLITE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈpər(-ə)-ˌlīt ]

noun

Etymology: French perlite, from perle pearl

Date: 1888

: the lamellar mixture of ferrite and cementite in slowly cooled iron-carbon alloys occurring normally as a principal constituent of both steel and cast iron

• pearl·it·ic ˌpər-ˈli-tik adjective

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