Macrostructure vs Inoculant - What's the difference?

macrostructure | inoculant |


As nouns the difference between macrostructure and inoculant

is that macrostructure is the gross structure of a material or tissue as visible to the unaided eye or at very low levels of magnification while inoculant is the active material used in an inoculation; an inoculum.

macrostructure

Noun

(en noun)
  • The gross structure of a material or tissue as visible to the unaided eye or at very low levels of magnification.
  • (metallurgy) The gross structure of a pure metal or alloy, as revealed by magnifications of 10X or less.
  • Antonyms

    * (gross structure) microstructure

    References

    * [http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?macrostructure] * [http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=define%3Amacrostructure]

    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

    Anagrams

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    References

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