from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the mineral martensite
- adj. Describing a diffusionless transition of one crystal structure to another generated by coordinated atomic, ionic or molecular displacements over small distances (first studied in the mineral)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, or characterized by martensite: designating the state of steel when its iron and carbon are combined to form martensite.
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