Meaning of AUSTENITE in English



Pronunciation: ' o ̇ s-t ə - ˌ n ī t, ' äs-

Function: noun

Etymology: French, from Sir W. C. Roberts- Austen † 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 \ ˌ o ̇ s-t ə - ' ni-tik, ˌ äs- \ adjective

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