Metallurgy. an allotrope of iron, stable between 910°C and 1400°C and having a face-centered cubic lattice.
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Origin of gamma iron
First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for gamma iron
an allotrope of iron that is nonmagnetic and exists between 910°C and 1400°C
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