Austen, jane



austen, jane

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.

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    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 […]

  • Austenitic

    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

  • Austenitize

    to form in (a ferrous alloy) by heating.



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