Definition of molybdenum in English:
The chemical element of atomic number 42, a brittle silver-gray metal of the transition series, used in some alloy steels. (Symbol: Mo)
- The corresponding loss in yield strength is compensated by alloying with vanadium, nitrogen, chromium, molybdenum, and titanium.
- Vanadium, molybdenum, niobium, titanium, chromium, nickel, manganese are but a few of the many metals which make their way into steel to yield alloys with special properties.
- Common hydroprocessing catalysts consist of an aluminum oxide carrier on to which the metals molybdenum and nickel or cobalt are added.
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