from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to, or characterized by martensite: designating the state of steel when its iron and carbon are combined to form martensite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the mineral martensite
  • adjective physics, chemistry 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)


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