Origin of Fe
From the Latin word ferrum
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PE, like fe, is another Hebrew letter, tho Greek and math people prefer their PI better.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words
April 13, 2013
Was she going to let Fe—I mean 'Antoun,' take her out to dinner?It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
After crossing a point of the mountain, we reached Santa Fe,48 on the 5th.
There are thirteen nouns ending in f and three in fe which form the plural in ves.
All other nouns in f or fe are regular; adding only s, to form the plural.
Fosters of the fe, i. 175, foresters of the king's demesnes.
from New Latin ferrum
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- The symbol for the elementiron
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- The symbol for iron.
- A silvery-white, hard metallic element that occurs abundantly in minerals such as hematite, magnetite, pyrite, and ilmenite. It is malleable and ductile, can be magnetized, and rusts readily in moist air. It is used to make steel and other alloys important in construction and manufacturing. Iron is a component of hemoglobin, which allows red blood cells to carry oxygen and carbon dioxide through the body. Atomic number 26; atomic weight 55.845; melting point 1,535°C; boiling point 2,750°C; specific gravity 7.874 (at 20°C); valence 2, 3, 4, 6. See Periodic Table. See Note at element.
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