eutectic


eu·tec·tic

adjective \yü-ˈtek-tik\

Definition of EUTECTIC

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 noun
eu·tec·toid \-ˌtid\ adjective or noun

Origin of EUTECTIC

Greek eutēktos easily melted, from eu- + tēktos melted, from tēkein to melt — more at thaw
First Known Use: 1884

eu·tec·tic

adjective \y-ˈtek-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EUTECTIC

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 noun

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