eutectic
adjective Etymology: Greek eutēktos easily melted, from eu- + tēktos melted, from tēkein to melt — more at thaw Date: 1884 1. of an alloy or solution having the lowest melting point possible 2. of or relating to a eutectic alloy or solution or its melting or freezing point • eutectic nouneutectoid adjective or noun

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  • eutectic — ([=u]*t[e^]k t[i^]k), n. a mixture of substances having a composition providing the minimum melting point ofr mixtures of those substances. Called also a eutectic mixture. Syn: eutectic mixture. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eutectic — EUTÉCTIC, Ă, eutectici, ce, adj. (Despre amestecuri chimice) Care se topeşte sau se solidifică la o temperatură constantă, inferioară punctului de topire a fiecăruia dintre constituenţi. [pr.: e u ] – Din fr. eutectique. Trimis de ionel bufu,… …   Dicționar Român

  • eutectic — [yo͞o tek′tik] adj. [< Gr eutēktos, easily fused < eu (see EU ) + tēkein, to melt (< IE * tāk < base * tā , to melt > THAW) + IC] fusing at the lowest possible temperature; specif., designating or of a mixture or alloy with a… …   English World dictionary

  • eutectic — eu*tec tic ([=u]*t[e^]k t[i^]k), a. [Gr. e y thktos easily melted; e y^ well + th kein to melt.] (Physics) Of maximum fusibility; said of an alloy or mixture which has the lowest melting point which it is possible to obtain by the combination of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eutectic — Eutectic. См. Эвтектика. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • eutectic — /yooh tek tik/, Physical Chem. adj. 1. of greatest fusibility: said of an alloy or mixture whose melting point is lower than that of any other alloy or mixture of the same ingredients. 2. noting or pertaining to such a mixture or its properties:… …   Universalium

  • eutectic — 1. adjective /juˈtɛk.tɪk/ Describing the lowest possible temperature at which a mixture of substances solidifies or melts 2. noun /juˈtɛk.tɪk/ a) The temperature of the eutectic point b) A …   Wiktionary

  • eutectic — adj. & n. Chem. adj. (of a mixture, alloy, etc.) having the lowest freezing point of any possible proportions of its constituents. n. a eutectic mixture. Phrases and idioms: eutectic point (or temperature) the minimum freezing point for a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eutectic — 1. Easily melted; denoting specifically mixtures of certain chemical compounds that have a lower melting point than any of their individual ingredients; e.g., a solid, such as menthol, that when triturated with another solid of the same class,… …   Medical dictionary

  • eutectic — eu•tec•tic [[t]yuˈtɛk tɪk[/t]] adj. 1) chem. of greatest fusibility: said of an alloy or mixture whose melting point is lower than that of any other alloy or mixture of the same ingredients 2) chem. of or pertaining to such a mixture or its… …   From formal English to slang

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