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maraging steel

[mahr-ey-jing] /ˈmɑrˌeɪ dʒɪŋ/
noun
1.
a low-carbon steel that has been heated and quenched to form martensite: contains up to 25 percent nickel.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; mar(tensitic) aging
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maraging steel

/ˈmɑːˌreɪdʒɪŋ/
noun
1.
a strong low-carbon steel containing nickel and small amounts of titanium, aluminium, and niobium, produced by transforming to a martensitic structure and heating at 500°C
Word Origin
C20 maraging, from mar(tensite) + aging
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