Alloyant vs Inoculant - What's the difference?

alloyant | inoculant |


As nouns the difference between alloyant and inoculant

is that alloyant is (metallurgy) a material added to a metal (possibly itself an alloy) to alter its properties while inoculant is the active material used in an inoculation; an inoculum.

alloyant

English

Noun

  • (metallurgy) A material added to a metal (possibly itself an alloy) to alter its properties.
  • Anagrams

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    inoculant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The active material used in an inoculation; an inoculum
  • (engineering) An alloyant used to refine grains in a cast macrostructure.
  • Synonyms

    * (engineering) grain refiner

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    References

    * Science and engineering of casting solidification By Doru Michael Stefanescu ----