solid solution of carbon and other constituents in a particular form of iron known as g (gamma) iron. This is a face-centred cubic structure formed when iron is heated above 910 C (1,670 F); gamma iron becomes unstable at temperatures above 1,390 C (2,530 F). Austenite is an ingredient of a kind of stainless steel used for making cutlery, hospital and food-service equipment, and tableware.
Meaning of AUSTENITE in English
Britannica English vocabulary. Английский словарь Британика. 2012