maraging-steel

maraging steel

[mahr-ey-jing]
noun
a low-carbon steel that has been heated and quenched to form martensite: contains up to 25 percent nickel.

Origin:
1960–65; mar(tensitic) aging

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maraging steel (ˈmɑːˌreɪdʒɪŋ)
 
n
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
 
[C20 maraging, from mar(tensite) + aging]

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