Tammann's rule

noun Tam·mann's rule \ˈtamənz-, ˈtäˌmänz-\

Definition of Tammann's rule

  1. :  a rule in metallurgy: in binary alloys a less fusible metal dissolves more of a more fusible metal in the solid phase than the more fusible does of the less fusible

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Origin and Etymology of tammann's rule

after Gustav Tammann †1938 German chemist

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capable of being understood in two ways

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