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- (steel-making) A process that produces tough, malleable form o0f steel by means of heat treatment and precipitation hardening.
2008 February 8, David E. Sanger, “Iran Is Reported to Test New Centrifuges to Make Atomic Fuel”, in New York Times:
- At the core of the new centrifuge design is a thin, tubelike rotor made of carbon fibers rather than maraging steel, a variety with great strength, the institute’s report said.
- (steel-making) Steel produced by the maraging process; maraging steel.