A British author of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; her best-known works are the novels Pride and Prejudice and Emma. Austen is particularly famous for her witty irony and perceptive comments about people and their social relationships.
a solid solution of carbon or of carbon and other elements in gamma iron, having a face-centered cubic lattice at all temperatures. an allotrope of iron, stable between 910°C and 1400°C and having a face-centered cubic lattice; gamma iron. Historical Examples The first particles of austenite to freeze contain about 0.33% of carbon (p). Encyclopaedia […]
consisting mainly of .
- Austenitic stainless steel
noun an alloy of iron, usually containing at least 8 per cent of nickel and 18 per cent of chromium, used where corrosion resistance, heat resistance, creep resistance, or nonmagnetic properties are required
to form in (a ferrous alloy) by heating.