austenite definition

  • noun:
    • A nonmagnetic solid answer of ferric carbide or carbon in metal, used in making corrosion-resistant metal.
    • a good option or carbon or ferric carbide in metal that is present in metallic at high temperatures
    • an excellent solution of ferric carbide or carbon in iron; -- it cools to form pearlite or martensite.
    • A constituent of metal, acquired by quenching large carbon metal from a temperature of 1000° C. in a menstruum such as iced brine, that'll produce very fast cooling.
    • a good option of ferric carbide or carbon in metal; cools to create pearlite or martensite

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