A homogeneous crystalline structure in which one or more types of atoms or molecules may be partly substituted for the original atoms and molecules without changing the structure.
primary solid solution
Other Word Forms of Solid Solution
Solid Solution Sentence Examples
Sometimes the whole alloy is a uniform solid solution.
This alloy, if allowed to solidify completely before chilling, turns into a uniform solid solution, and at still lower temperatures the solid solution breaks up into a pearlite complex.
The analogy between the breaking up of a solid solution on cooling and the formation of a eutectic is obvious.
Iron and phosphorus unite to form a solid solution which breaks up on cooling into a pearlite.
The difference between softness and hardness in ordinary steel is due to the permanence of a solid solution of carbon in iron if the steel has been chilled or very rapidly cooled, while if the steel is slowly cooled this solid solution breaks up into a minute complex of two substances which is called pearlite.