cementite

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noun ce·ment·ite \si-ˈmen-ˌtīt\

Definition of cementite

  1. :  a hard brittle iron carbide Fe3C that occurs in steel, cast iron, and iron-carbon alloys

Origin and Etymology of cementite

1cement


First Known Use: 1888


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cementite

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noun ce·ment·ite \si-ˈment-ˌīt\

Medical Definition of cementite

  1. :  a hard brittle iron carbide Fe3C in steel, cast iron, and iron-carbon alloys


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