Definition of Troostite

1. n. Willemite.



Definition of Troostite

1. Noun. (minerology) The mineral willemite. ¹

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Definition of Troostite

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Medical Definition of Troostite

1. Willemite. Origin: So named after Dr. Gerard Troost, of Nashville, Tenn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troostite

troop transport
troopbird
trooped
trooper
troopers
troopfowl
troopial
troopials
trooping
troopmate
troopmates
troops
troopship
troopships
troosers
troostite (current term)
troostites
trooz
trop
tropaean
tropaeola
tropaeolin
tropaeolums
tropaic acid
tropane
tropanes
troparia
troparion
tropate
trope

Literary usage of Troostite

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1. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"It will be explained in the next chapter that troostite may also be produced by ... troostite is readily produced by heating a bar of steel, containing 0. ..."

2. The Chemical and Metallographic Examination of Iron, Steel and Brass by William Thomas Hall, Robert Seaton Williams (1921)
"In commercial practice, however, troostite is almost always formed by reheating (tempering) quenched steel at a temperature lower than 400°C. The ..."

3. The Metallography of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1912)
"In order to produce troostite on cooling steel from above its critical range ... 13), and then quickly to atmospheric temperature, thus retaining troostite, ..."

4. Composition and Heat Treatment of Steel by Edmund Francis Lake (1910)
"troostite. — If the steel is quenched during or just above its ... troostite is also softer than martensite, as it can be scratched with a needle. ..."

5. Engineering Chemistry by Thomas Bliss Stillman (1900)
"... troostite, and martensite. In group (o) the three compounds vary in color, in kind and1 depth in proportion to the percentage of carbon and of the ..."

6. Microscopic Analysis of Metals by Floris Osmond (1904)
"troostite The fifth constituent has been obtained by quenching steels during ... By calling this fifth constituent " troostite" I have done homage to one of ..."

7. Metallography: An Introduction to the Study of the Structure of Metals by Arthur Horseman Hiorns (1902)
"This is a transition form passing into pearlite, intermediate between troostite and pearlite ; probably having the composition ..."

8. Metallography: An Introduction to the Study of the Structure of Metals by Arthur Horseman Hiorns (1902)
"This is a transition form passing into pearlite, intermediate between troostite and pearlite; probably having the composition ..."

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