gamma iron

noun

Definition of gamma iron

: an iron that is stable between 910° C and 1400° C and that is characterized by a face-centered cubic crystal structure — compare alpha iron, delta iron

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“Gamma iron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gamma%20iron. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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