Pearlite vs Pearlie - What's the difference?

pearlite | pearlie |


As nouns the difference between pearlite and pearlie

is that pearlite is a two-phased lamellar structure composed of alternating layers of alpha ferrite and cementite that occurs in some steels and cast irons, having a pearlescent appearance while pearlie is (informal) a pearly king or pearly queen.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pearlite

English

Noun

(wikipedia pearlite)
  • A two-phased lamellar structure composed of alternating layers of alpha ferrite and cementite that occurs in some steels and cast irons, having a pearlescent appearance.
  • (mineral)
  • * 1835 , British Association for the Advancement of Science
  • inclosing great masses of pearlite and felspar.

    See also

    * perlite

    pearlie

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) A pearly king or pearly queen.