Adjective "ferrosilicon" definition and examples

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

Pronunciation

/ˈferōˌsilikən//ˈfɛroʊˌsɪlɪkən/

Definitions and examples

noun

An alloy of iron and silicon used in the production of steel and some types of iron.
  1. 'The fishing industry is of vital importance to the economy, accounting for three-quarters of exports; other exports are aluminium (produced from imported alumina) and ferrosilicon.'
  2. 'Late additions of ferrosilicon have been reported to increase toughness.'

More definitions

1. a ferroalloy containing up to 95 percent silicon.

More examples(as adjective)

"divisions can be ferrosilicon."

"sectors can be ferrosilicon."

"prices can be ferrosilicon."

"plants can be ferrosilicon."

"operations can be ferrosilicon."

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