austenite

noun
aus·ten·ite | \ˈȯs-tə-ˌnīt, ˈäs-\

Definition of austenite 

: a solid solution in iron of carbon and sometimes other solutes that occurs as a constituent of steel under certain conditions

Other Words from austenite

austenitic \ˌȯs-tə-ˈni-tik, ˌäs- \ adjective

First Known Use of austenite

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for austenite

French, from Sir W. C. Roberts-Austen †1902 English metallurgist

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