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cer·met

 (sûr′mĕt′)
n.
A material consisting of processed ceramic particles bonded with metal and used in high-strength and high-temperature applications. Also called ceramal.

cermet

(ˈsɜːmɪt)
n
(Metallurgy) any of several materials consisting of a metal matrix with ceramic particles disseminated through it. They are hard and resistant to high temperatures. Also called: ceramal
[C20: from cer(amic) + met(al)]

cer•met

(ˈsɜr mɛt)

n.
a durable, heat-resistant alloy formed by compacting and sintering a metal and a ceramic substance.
[1950–55; cer (amic) + met (al)]