exsolution

noun
ex·​so·​lu·​tion | \ ˌek-sə-ˈlü-shən How to pronounce exsolution (audio) \

Definition of exsolution

: the process of separating or precipitating from a solid crystalline phase

First Known Use of exsolution

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Exsolution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exsolution. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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