• Definition for "cementite"
    • A hard brittle metal carbide, Fe3C, present in…
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    • However, upon cooling this steel, the…
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cementite definition

  • noun:
    • A hard brittle metal carbide, Fe3C, present in metallic with more than 0.85 % carbon.
    • A form of iron carbide, Fe3C, which a factor of metal
    • A carbide of iron having the formula Fe3C.
    • a chemical element that's a constituent of metallic and cast-iron; very difficult and brittle
    • a tough brittle iron carbide, Fe3C, within steel with more than 0.85 per cent carbon.
    • A form of metal carbide, Fe3C, which a factor of steel
    • A carbide of iron getting the formula Fe3C.
    • a chemical compound that's a constituent of steel and cast-iron; very hard and brittle
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