austenitic

[ aw-stuh-nit-ik ]
/ ˌɔ stəˈnɪt ɪk /

adjective (of an iron alloy)

consisting mainly of austenite.

Nearby words

  1. aust.,
  2. austemper,
  3. austen,
  4. austen, jane,
  5. austenite,
  6. austenitic stainless steel,
  7. austenitize,
  8. auster,
  9. austere,
  10. austerely

Origin of austenitic

First recorded in 1900–05; austenite + -ic

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