intermetallic

adjective in·ter·me·tal·lic \ ˌin-tər-mə-ˈta-lik \

Definition of intermetallic

: composed of two or more metals or of a metal and a nonmetal; especially : being an alloy having a characteristic crystal structure and usually a definite composition
  • intermetallic compound

intermetallic

noun

First Known Use of intermetallic

1900

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