cermet definition by Webster's New World
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a bonded mixture of ceramic material and a metal, that is tough and heat-resistant: used in gas turbines, nuclear reactor mechanisms, etc.
Origin: cer(amic) plush met(al)
cermet definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A material consisting of processed ceramic particles bonded with metal and used in high-strength and high-temperature applications. Also called ceramal.
Origin: cer(amic) + met(al).