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Meaning of PEARLITE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a lamellar mixture of cementite and ferrite formed during the cooling of austenite; a micro-constituent of steel and cast iron
 

PEARLITE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: cast iron, cementite, ferrite, globular pearlite, granular pearlite, iron carbide, lamellar mixture, steel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pearl"ite\, Pearlstone \Pearl"stone`\, n. (Min.)
A glassy volcanic rock of a grayish color and pearly luster,
often having a spherulitic concretionary structure due to the
curved cracks produced by contraction in cooling. See Illust.
under {Perlitic}.

 

 

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