austenitic

austenitic

[aw-stuh-nit-ik]
adjective (of an iron alloy)
consisting mainly of austenite.

Origin:
1900–05; austenite + -ic

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austenite (ˈɔːstəˌnaɪt)
 
n
1.  a solid solution of carbon in face-centred-cubic gamma iron, usually existing above 723°C
2.  the gamma phase of iron, stabilized at low temperatures by the addition of such elements as nickel
 
[C20: named after Sir William C. Roberts-Austen (1843--1902), English metallurgist]
 
austenitic
 
adj

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