Meaning of PEARLITE in English

PEARLITE

— pearlitic /perr lit"ik/ , adj.

/perr"luyt/ , n.

1. Metall. a microscopic lamellar structure found in iron or steel, composed of alternating layers of ferrite and cementite.

2. Petrog. perlite.

[ 1885-90; PEARL 1 + -ITE 1 ]

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