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eutectic

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adjective eu·tec·tic \yü-ˈtek-tik\

Definition of eutectic

  1. 1 of an alloy or solution :  having the lowest melting point possible

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a eutectic alloy or solution or its melting or freezing point

eutectic noun
eu·tec·toid play \-ˌtȯid\ 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


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eutectic

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adjective eu·tec·tic \yu̇-ˈtek-tik\

Medical Definition of eutectic

  1. 1of an alloy or solution :  having the lowest melting point possible

  2. 2:  of or relating to a eutectic alloy or solution or its melting or freezing point

  3. eutectic noun




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