ledeburite

noun

le·​de·​bur·​ite
ˈlādəˌbu̇ˌrīt
plural -s
: the cementite-austenite eutectic structure in iron-carbon alloys or commercial cast iron

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Ledeburite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ledeburite. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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