/haɪpə-juˈtɛktɔɪd/ (say huypuh-yooh'tektoyd)

1. (of steel) containing less carbon than eutectoid steel, i.e. less than 0.9 per cent.
2. (of any alloy) containing less of the alloying element than the eutectoid element.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • hypo-eutectoid steel — a steel that contains less than 0.83% carbon and which in annealed condition has a structure of ferrite and pearlite …   Mechanics glossary

  • hypo-eutectoid steel — noun a steel that contains less that 0.9% carbon • Hypernyms: ↑carbon steel …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypoeutectoid — “+ adjective Etymology: hypo + eutectoid 1. : containing the minor component in an amount less than that contained in the eutectoid 2. of steel : containing less than 0.80 percent carbon * * * /huy poh yoo tek toyd/, adj. (of steel) having less… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • hypoeutectoid — /huy poh yoo tek toyd/, adj. (of steel) having less carbon than the 0.8 percent of eutectoid steel. [1910 15; HYPO + EUTECTOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • steel — generally defined as a metallic product whose principal element is iron and where the carbon content is not more than 2%. (The presence of large quantities of carbide forming elements may modify the upper limit of the carbon content.) acid steel… …   Mechanics glossary

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