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[fer-oh-tuhng-stuh n]
  1. a ferroalloy containing up to 80 percent tungsten.
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Origin of ferrotungsten

First recorded in 1880–85; ferro- + tungsten
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ferrotungsten

Historical Examples

  • Considerable amounts of ferrotungsten were exported to the Allies.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

    C. K. Leith

  • It is added either as the powdered metal or in the form of ferrotungsten, an alloy containing 70 to 90 per cent of tungsten.