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maraging steel

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noun mar·ag·ing steel \ˈmär-ˌā-jiŋ-\

Definition of maraging steel

  1. :  a strong tough low-carbon martensitic steel which contains up to 25 percent nickel and in which hardening precipitates are formed by aging



Origin and Etymology of maraging steel

martensite + aging


First Known Use: 1962


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