a steel that contains more than 0.83% carbon which with appropriate heat treatment consists of pearlite and cementite.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • hyper-eutectoid steel — noun a steel that contains more than 0.9% carbon • Hypernyms: ↑carbon steel …   Useful english dictionary

  • eutectoid — upon cooling, one solid phase transforms isothermally and reversibly into two new solid phases that are intimately mixed. hyper eutectoid …   Mechanics glossary

  • hypereutectoid — “+ adjective Etymology: hyper + eutectoid 1. : containing the minor component in an amount in excess of that contained in the eutectoid 2. of steel : containing more than 0.80 percent carbon * * * /huy peuhr yoo tek toyd/, adj. Metall. 1. (of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypereutectoid — /huy peuhr yoo tek toyd/, adj. Metall. 1. (of an alloy) having more of the alloying element than the eutectoid composition. 2. (of steel) having more carbon than the 0.8 percent of eutectoid steel. [1910 15; HYPER + EUTECTOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbon steel — noun steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains • Hypernyms: ↑steel • Hyponyms: ↑drill steel, ↑drill rod, ↑eutectoid steel, ↑hyper eutectoid steel, ↑hypo eutectoid steel …   Useful english dictionary

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