ferromanganese

[ fer-oh-mang-guh-nees, -neez ]
/ ˌfɛr oʊˈmæŋ gəˌnis, -ˌniz /
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noun

a ferroalloy containing up to 90 percent manganese.

Origin of ferromanganese

First recorded in 1880–85; ferro- + manganese
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Examples from the Web for ferromanganese

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

  • Let x be percentage of copper, then 100 — x is percentage of "ferromanganese."

    On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall

British Dictionary definitions for ferromanganese

ferromanganese

/ (ˌfɛrəʊˈmæŋɡəˌniːz) /

noun

an alloy of iron and manganese, used in making additions of manganese to cast iron and steel

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