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eutectic point

Syllabification: eu·tec·tic point
(also eutectic temperature)

Definition of eutectic point in English:

noun

Chemistry
The temperature at which a particular eutectic mixture freezes or melts.
Example sentences
  • It has a lower eutectic point than NaCl and can work at lower temperatures.
  • Above the eutectic temperature, solutes in the liquid phase of ice are concentrated by a factor fc = 1 / V L, where V L is the fraction of liquid water in equilibrium with ice.
  • Once the interface is brought up to the proper eutectic temperature, the heating mechanism must maintain that programmed temperature with minimal overshoot.

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