maraging steel

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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 and Etymology of maraging steel

martensite + aging


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