Cermet meaning

sûrmĕt
A material consisting of processed ceramic particles bonded with metal and used in high-strength and high-temperature applications.
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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.
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A composite material composed of ceramic and metal materials, used in such applications as industrial saws and turbine blades.
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Origin of cermet

  • cer(amic) met(al)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of ceramic and metal.

    From Wiktionary