Origin of ferrous
OTHER WORDS FROM ferrouspre·fer·rous, adjective
Words nearby ferrous
How to use ferrous in a sentence
You can wear the 300-lumen Snap Solo as a regular headlamp, but the light also comes off the band and attaches to a ferrous surface via a strong magnet—a feature that makes it twice as useful.
Mannar suggested ferrous fumarate, a compound widely used in iron tablets because the body absorbs it easily.One man’s crusade to end a global scourge with better salt|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It gave a bluish-black color with impure ferrous sulphate and a dark color with ferric chloride.Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)|William Anderson Syme
Exceedingly sensitive tests are known for the ferrous and the ferric ions.
Perhaps the most instructive case of this kind, that we can study, is that of iron in ferrous and ferric salts.
If the zinc sulphide were not the less soluble, it would be rapidly converted into the black ferrous sulphide.
It is a comparatively easy matter to determine the relative solubility of zinc and ferrous sulphides.