- a low-carbon steel that has been heated and quenched to form martensite: contains up to 25 percent nickel.
Origin of maraging steel
1960–65; mar(tensitic) aging
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- a strong low-carbon steel containing nickel and small amounts of titanium, aluminium, and niobium, produced by transforming to a martensitic structure and heating at 500°C
C20 maraging, from mar (tensite) + aging