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Definition of "perovskite" [perovskite]

  • A minor accessory mineral, CaTiO3, occurring in basic rocks, as orthorhombic crystals. (noun)

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Use "perovskite" in a sentence
  • "An alternative material, known as perovskite, is far less expensive than platinum and may do the job more effectively, engineers from the research arm of General Motors report in the March 26 Science."
  • "However, scientists have found that varieties of a doped mineral called perovskite work just as well, and sometimes better, than platinum."
  • "Soon it thickened, impeding her ascent; she began her relentless drilling climb through the lower mantle of oxidized iron and silicate perovskite."