eutectic

adjective
eu·​tec·​tic | \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

Other Words from eutectic

eutectic noun
eutectoid \yü-​ˈtek-​ˌtȯid \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of eutectic

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for eutectic

Greek eutēktos easily melted, from eu- + tēktos melted, from tēkein to melt — more at thaw

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The first known use of eutectic was in 1884

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eutectic

adjective
eu·​tec·​tic | \yu̇-ˈtek-tik \

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

Other Words from eutectic

eutectic noun

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