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(Metallurgy) an allotrope of iron that is nonmagnetic and exists between 910°C and 1400°C
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|Noun||1.||gamma iron - a nonmagnetic allotrope of iron that is the basis of austenite; stable between 906 and 1403 degrees centigrade|
atomic number 26, Fe, iron - a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
austenite - a solid solution of ferric carbide or carbon in iron; cools to form pearlite or martensite