Meaning of EUTECTOID in English


I. yüˈtekˌtȯid noun

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary eutect- (from eutectic ) + -oid, n. suffix

: a eutectoid alloy (as pearlite) formed when a solid solution transforms during cooling into new solid phases, the change taking place entirely in the solid state

II. (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective

: like a eutectic — used especially of steel in the form of pearlite

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