Origin of ferrous
Related formspre·fer·rous, adjective
Examples from the Web for ferrous
The ferrous chloride formed at the same time is converted into ferric chloride which can be used to moisten the heaps.
When, under similar conditions, an excess of organic matter is present, beds of ferrous carbonate are formed.North America|Israel C. Russell
The ferrous or proto salts have generally a greenish colour, but yield nearly colourless908 solutions, except when concentrated.
Ferrous oxide produces an olive green or a pale blue according to the glass with which it is mixed.
The minerals augite and hornblende are double salts of silicic acid, magnesium, and calcium with some ferrous oxide.