ferrite

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Latin ferrum (iron), +‎ -ite.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferrite (plural ferrites)

  1. The interstitial solid solution of carbon in body-centered cubic iron.
    • 1928, Lawrence R. Bourne, chapter 4, Well Tackled![1]:
      Technical terms like ferrite, perlite, graphite, and hardenite were bandied to and fro, and when Paget glibly brought out such a rare exotic as ferro-molybdenum, Benson forgot that he was a master ship-builder, […]
  2. Any of a class of metal oxides which show ferrimagnetism; used in transformers, inductors, antennas, recording heads, microwave devices, motors and loudspeakers.
  3. (inorganic chemistry) The anion FeO22-, and any of the salts (formally derived from the unknown ferrous acid) derived from it.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferrite f (plural ferriti)

  1. ferrite (class of iron oxides)

Anagrams[edit]