ferroalloy

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Etymology[edit]

From ferro- +‎ alloy.

Noun[edit]

ferroalloy (plural ferroalloys)

  1. Any alloy of iron and another metal, especially one of silicon, manganese, chromium, vanadium, tungsten, titanium and molybdenum; used in the production of specialist steels as they have a lower melting point than the pure metal.