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ferrochromium

[fer-oh-kroh-mee-uh m]
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noun
  1. a ferroalloy containing up to 70 percent chromium.
Also fer·ro·chrome [fer-uh-krohm] /ˈfɛr əˌkroʊm/.

Origin of ferrochromium

First recorded in 1875–80; ferro- + chromium
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British Dictionary definitions for ferrochromium

ferrochromium

ferrochrome

noun
  1. an alloy of iron and chromium (60–72 per cent), used in the production of very hard steel
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