martensite

noun
mar·​tens·​ite | \ˈmär-tᵊn-ˌzīt \

Definition of martensite 

: the hard constituent that is the chief component of quenched steel

Other Words from martensite

martensitic \ ˌmar-​tᵊn-​ˈzi-​tik , -​ˈsi-​ \ adjective
martensitically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of martensite

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for martensite

Adolf Martens †1914 German metallurgist

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