[ fer-oh-kroh-mee-uhm ]
/ ˌfɛr oʊˈkroʊ mi əm /
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a ferroalloy containing up to 70 percent chromium.
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Also fer·ro·chrome [fer-uh-krohm]. /ˈfɛr əˌkroʊm/.
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Considerable quantities of an alloy of chromium with iron, called ferrochromium, are now produced for the steel industry.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
British Dictionary definitions for ferrochromium
/ (ˌfɛrəʊˈkrəʊmɪəm) /
an alloy of iron and chromium (60–72 per cent), used in the production of very hard steel
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