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maraging steel

maraging steel

noun mar·ag·ing steel \ˈmär-ˌā-jiŋ-\

Definition of MARAGING STEEL

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

Origin of MARAGING STEEL

martensite + aging
First Known Use: 1962

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