Definition of ferroalloy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌferōˈaloi/ Pronunciation: /-əˈloi/

Entry from US English dictionary


An alloy of iron with one or more other metals, used in the production of steel.
Example sentences
  • Here is a better idea: instead of Saudi Arabia's oil wealth being used to ‘save Africa’, how about if Africa's oil wealth was used to save Africa - along with its gas, diamond, gold, platinum, chromium, ferroalloy and coal wealth?
  • The report said demonstrators, composed of workers, laid-off employees, and pensioners from a Liaoyang ferroalloy factory, blocked the main road leading to the provincial capital, Shenyang.
  • Much of that increase could have stemmed from strong demand for titanium scrap from ferroalloy producers and ingot makers.

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Syllabification: fer·ro·al·loy

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