Meaning of AUSTENITE in English


ˈȯstəˌnīt noun

( -s )

Etymology: French, from Sir William C. Roberts- Austen died 1902 English metallurgist + French -ite

: a solid solution in gamma iron of carbon and sometimes other solutes that is characterized by face-centered cubic crystal structure (as in austenitic alloy steel)

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