aluminide

noun
alu·​mi·​nide | \ ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnīd How to pronounce aluminide (audio) \

Definition of aluminide

chemistry
: a binary compound of aluminum and another element iron aluminide

Examples of aluminide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These versions are 3-D-printed from titanium-aluminide metal powder, which is lighter, stronger, and more heat-resistant. Matt Jancer, WIRED, "Boeing’s New Plane Engine Is as Wide as a Fuselage," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of aluminide

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aluminide

borrowed from French, from aluminium aluminium + -ide -ide

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“Aluminide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aluminide. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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