Meaning of AUSTENITE in English

AUSTENITE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈȯs-tə-ˌnīt, ˈäs- ]

noun

Etymology: French, from Sir W. C. Roberts- Austen died 1902 English metallurgist

Date: 1901

: a solid solution in iron of carbon and sometimes other solutes that occurs as a constituent of steel under certain conditions

• aus·ten·it·ic ˌȯs-tə-ˈni-tik, ˌäs- adjective

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