maraging steel [mahr-ey-jing] Word Origin noun
- a low-carbon steel that has been heated and quenched to form martensite: contains up to 25 percent nickel.
Origin of maraging steel 1960–65; mar(tensitic) aging British Dictionary definitions for maraging steel maraging steel noun
- a strong low-carbon steel containing nickel and small amounts of titanium, aluminium, and niobium, produced by transforming to a martensitic structure and heating at 500°C
Word Origin for maraging steel C20 maraging, from mar (tensite) + aging