- solid solution alloy
- an alloy whose molecules are in a solid solution; commonly used in dentistry.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Solid solution strengthening — is a type of alloying that can be used to improve the strength of a pure metal. The technique works by adding atoms of one element (the alloying element) to the crystalline lattice another element (the base metal). The alloying element diffuses… … Wikipedia
Solid solution — Fig. 1 A binary phase diagram displaying solid solutions over the full range of relative concentrations. A solid solution is a solid state solution of one or more solutes in a solvent. Such a mixture is considered a solution rather than a… … Wikipedia
solid solution — noun a homogeneous solid that can exist over a range of component chemicals; a constituent of alloys that is formed when atoms of an element are incorporated into the crystals of a metal • Syn: ↑primary solid solution • Hypernyms: ↑solution •… … Useful english dictionary
solid solution — a crystalline phase of solution that is homogeneous but has several different chemical components, whose molecules are randomly distributed on the points of the space lattice. See also under alloy … Medical dictionary
primary solid solution — noun a homogeneous solid that can exist over a range of component chemicals; a constituent of alloys that is formed when atoms of an element are incorporated into the crystals of a metal • Syn: ↑solid solution • Hypernyms: ↑solution • Hyponyms:… … Useful english dictionary
Alloy — This article is about the type of material. For the specification language, see Alloy (specification language). For lightweight auto wheels, see alloy wheel. Steel is a metal alloy whose major component is iron, with carbon content between 0.02%… … Wikipedia
Solution — This article is about chemical solutions. For other uses, see Solution (disambiguation). Making a saline water solution by dissolving table salt (NaCl) in water. The salt is the solute and the water the solvent. In chemistry, a solution is a… … Wikipedia
alloy — n. /al oy, euh loy /; v. /euh loy /, n. 1. a substance composed of two or more metals, or of a metal or metals with a nonmetal, intimately mixed, as by fusion or electrodeposition. 2. a less costly metal mixed with a more valuable one. 3.… … Universalium
solution heat treatment — noun : heating of an alloy to a temperature at which a particular constituent will enter into solid solution followed by cooling at a rate fast enough to prevent the dissolved constituent from precipitating … Useful english dictionary
solution — solutional, adj. /seuh looh sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of solving a problem, question, etc.: The situation is approaching solution. 2. the state of being solved: a problem capable of solution. 3. a particular instance or method of solving; an… … Universalium