Definitions

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  • noun a fan or admirer of Jane Austen; someone who studies the works of Jane Austen.
  • noun metallurgy Alternative spelling of austenite.

Etymologies

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Austen +‎ -ite (“follower or adherent of a specified person”).

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Austen +‎ -ite (“rock, mineral, or fossil”).

Examples

  • If I'd been an Austenite (or whatever her fans are called) or a big fan of the mash-up, I might have appreciated the allusions and winks and nods.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • If I'd been an Austenite (or whatever her fans are called) or a big fan of the mash-up, I might have appreciated the allusions and winks and nods.

    Rabid Reads: "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls" by Steve Hockensmith

  • I guess that makes me an Austenite. posted by Roger Sutton at 4: 19 PM

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • I guess that makes me an Austenite. posted by Roger Sutton at 4: 19 PM

    Sense and Meta-bility

  • Austenite is not nearly as hard as martensite, owing to its content of the soft gamma iron.

    The Working of Steel Annealing, Heat Treating and Hardening of Carbon and Alloy Steel

  • Austenite has been defined as a solid solution of cementite (Fe3C) in gamma iron.

    The Working of Steel Annealing, Heat Treating and Hardening of Carbon and Alloy Steel

  • Nothing raucous or vulgar, mind you, and only a few instances of untoward cleavage ( 'She would do well to sew a little lace over the bodice,' one Austenite was overheard whispering to another regarding one plunging neckline).

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  • Nothing raucous or vulgar, mind you, and only a few instances of untoward cleavage ( 'She would do well to sew a little lace over the bodice,' one Austenite was overheard whispering to another regarding one plunging neckline).

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  • Nothing raucous or vulgar, mind you, and only a few instances of untoward cleavage ( 'She would do well to sew a little lace over the bodice,' one Austenite was overheard whispering to another regarding one plunging neckline).

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  • Slide 27: Section 12.4 Quench and Temper Heat Treatments  Retained austenite - Austenite that is unable to transform into martensite during quenching because of the volume expansion associated with the reaction.

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