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ferromanganese

[fer-oh-mang-guh-nees, -neez] /ˌfɛr oʊˈmæŋ gəˌnis, -ˌniz/
noun
1.
a ferroalloy containing up to 90 percent manganese.
Origin of ferromanganese
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; ferro- + manganese
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  • Let x be percentage of copper, then 100 — x is percentage of "ferromanganese."

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  • Steel makers usually prefer to introduce manganese in the form of ferromanganese rather than as spiegel.

British Dictionary definitions for ferromanganese

ferromanganese

/ˌfɛrəʊˈmæŋɡəˌniːz/
noun
1.
an alloy of iron and manganese, used in making additions of manganese to cast iron and steel
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