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solidus curve[′säl·əd·əs ‚kərv]
A curve on the phase diagram of a system with two components which represents the equilibrium between the liquid phase and the solid phase.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
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).
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.