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      n   a constituent formed in steels by rapid quenching, consisting of a supersaturated solid solution of carbon in iron. It is formed by the breakdown of austenite when the rate of cooling is large enough to prevent pearlite forming  
     (C20: named after Adolf Martens (died 1914), German metallurgist)  
  martensitic      adj  
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martensitic, martinet, marten, marionette

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