cementite


ce·ment·ite

noun \si-ˈmen-ˌtīt\

Definition of CEMENTITE

:  a hard brittle iron carbide Fe3C that occurs in steel, cast iron, and iron-carbon alloys

Origin of CEMENTITE

1cement
First Known Use: 1888

ce·ment·ite

noun \si-ˈment-ˌīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEMENTITE

: a hard brittle iron carbide Fe3C in steel, cast iron, and iron-carbon alloys

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