Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A material consisting of processed ceramic particles bonded with metal and used in high-strength and high-temperature applications.

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  • noun A composite material composed of ceramic and metal materials, used in such applications as industrial saws and turbine blades.

Etymologies

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

[cer(amic) + met(al).]

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ceramic + metal

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