Definition of cermet in English:

cermet

Syllabification: cer·met
Pronunciation: /ˈsərˌmet
 
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noun

  • Any of a class of heat-resistant materials made of ceramic and sintered metal.
    More example sentences
    • It is the strongest structural material and is used to make parts for electrical circuits, cutting tools, cermets, and cemented carbide.
    • The documents below provide information about depleted uranium use in steel cermets for spent nuclear fuel.
    • The behavior of cermets under shock-wave loading conditions is examined.

Origin

1950s: blend of ceramic and metal.

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