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Actinide elements or actinides
Addition polymerization (or Chain reaction polymerization)
Aerospace materials (definition of)
Age hardening or Aging (see Precipitation hardening)
Alloy (definition of)
Alloying (or Solid-solution strengthening) (see also Strengthening mechanisms)
Hume-Rothery’s rules (of substitutional solid solubility)
interstitial solutes (in alloys)
solid solubility (see solubility limit)
solute (definition of),
solvent (definition of)
Alternating copolymers (see Polymers)
Amorphous metals (or Metal glasses)
Anelastic strain behavior ...