Solidus Curve


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solidus curve

[′säl·əd·əs ‚kərv]
(physical chemistry)
A curve on the phase diagram of a system with two components which represents the equilibrium between the liquid phase and the solid phase.

Solidus Curve

 

a graphical representation of the relationship between the temperature at which the equilibrium crystallization of solutions or alloys ceases and the composition of the solutions or alloys (seeBINARY SYSTEMS).

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