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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a eutectic mixture or alloy.
  • n. A eutectic mixture or alloy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing the phase-change reaction of an alloy in which, on cooling, a single solid phase transforms into two other solid phases.
  • n. An alloy of a composition that undergoes the eutectoid transformation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exhibiting eutectic character.
  • n. A substance which behaves as a eutectic.

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