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ferromolybdenum

[ fer-oh-muh-lib-duh-nuhm, -mol-ib-dee- ]
/ ˌfɛr oʊ məˈlɪb də nəm, -ˌmɒl ɪbˈdi- /
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noun

a ferroalloy containing up to 60 percent molybdenum.

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Origin of ferromolybdenum

First recorded in 1900–05; ferro- + molybdenum
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British Dictionary definitions for ferromolybdenum

ferromolybdenum
/ (ˌfɛrəʊmɒˈlɪbdɪnəm) /

noun

an alloy of iron and molybdenum used in making alloy steels
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