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solid solution

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Definition of solid solution in English:

noun

Chemistry
A solid mixture containing a minor component uniformly distributed within the crystal lattice of the major component.
Example sentences
  • Martensite is a supersaturated solid solution of carbon in iron which has a body-centred tetragonal structure, a distorted form of bcc iron.
  • If the two metal atoms are about the same size and have the same crystallographic structure, then the two metals may form a solid solution.
  • Their catalyst is a solid solution of zinc sulfide, copper indium sulfide, and silver indium sulfide.

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