American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A material consisting of processed ceramic particles bonded with metal and used in high-strength and high-temperature applications. Also called ceramal.
- ceramic + metal (Wiktionary)
- cer(amic) + met(al). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“All she saw was the cermet suit, like armor, and the strange metal pistons of the muscle amplifiers on the backs of his gloves, like a skeleton's hands, but made of metal rather than bone.”
“Edith was surprised when Doug went to the new cermet suit, standing in a locker marked DO NOT TOUCH: EXPERIMENTAL EQUIPMENT.”
“The suit Doug wore was a cermet hard shell from boots to helmet; even the joints at the ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows and wrists were overlapping circles of cermet.”
“The diminutive physicist clasped the sleeve of Doug's cermet suit.”
“Gordette's brows knit as he recognized the cermet suit that he had once sabotaged.”
“TOUCHDOWN MINUS 32 MINUTES In his cermet spacesuit Doug stood on the rock floor of the garage as the last of the tractors trundled through the open hatch of the main airlock.”
“A key feature of DR reamers is the use of a narrow, high-rigidity ring-type cutting element, produced using either micrograin carbide (coated and uncoated) or cermet.”
“Products include conductive and insulating inks, position sensing resistor elements, cermet and polymer thick film components and circuits, carbon fiber heaters, Sonicrimp® technology, and EMC shrinkMate.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘cermet’.
pretty open-ended here—terms, ideas, lingo, technologies and phenomena (real or postulated) that are, were, should be or could be used in speculative fiction
"Luciferous Logolepsy is a collection of over 9,000 obscure English words. Though the definition of an 'English' word might seem to be straightforward, it is not. There exist so many adopted, deriv...
My collection of words that are intriguing, but don't fit my other lists.
good weird words to use hard letters and lots of vowels
Looking for tweets for cermet.