ledeburite

noun le·de·bur·ite \ ˈlādəˌbu̇ˌrīt \

Definition of ledeburite

plural -s
:the cementite-austenite eutectic structure in iron-carbon alloys or commercial cast iron

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Origin and Etymology of ledeburite

German ledeburit, from Adolf Ledebur †1906 German metallurgist + German -it -ite


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