Meaning of austenite
Pronunciation: (ô'stu-nīt"), [key]
— n. Metall.
- 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.
- austenite (Thesaurus)