Adjective "ferroalloys" definition and examples

(Ferroalloys may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/-əˈloi/

Definitions and examples

noun

An alloy of iron with one or more other metals, used in the production of steel.
  1. '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?'

More definitions

1. an alloy of iron with some element other than carbon, used to introduce the element in the manufacture of steel.

More examples(as adjective)

"pulps can be ferroalloys."

Origin

(ferroalloy)