Definition of nonferrous in English:

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nonferrous

Pronunciation: /nänˈferəs/

adjective

Relating to or denoting a metal other than iron or steel.
Example sentences
  • Most non-ferrous metal structures are rolled cold, but steel is usually rolled hot.
  • Prices of steel products and non-ferrous metals, such as copper, are sliding, the State Development Reform Commission said.
  • The residual materials that remain after incineration, such as ferrous and non-ferrous metals, are recycled after incineration.

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Syllabification: non·fer·rous

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