cermet


cer·met

noun \ˈsər-ˌmet\

Definition of CERMET

:  a composite structural material of a heat-resistant compound (as titanium carbide) and a metal (as nickel) used especially for turbine blades

Origin of CERMET

ceramic + metal
First Known Use: 1948

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