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Fe

Symbol, Chemistry
1.
iron.
Origin
< Latin ferrum

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British Dictionary definitions for Fe

Fe

Chemical symbol
1.
iron
Word Origin
from New Latin ferrum
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Fe in Medicine

Fe
The symbol for the element iron.

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Fe in Science
Fe  
The symbol for iron.
iron
  (ī'ərn)   
Symbol Fe
A silvery-white, hard metallic element that occurs abundantly in minerals such as hematite, magnetite, pyrite, and ilmenite. It is malleable and ductile, can be magnetized, and rusts readily in moist air. It is used to make steel and other alloys important in construction and manufacturing. Iron is a component of hemoglobin, which allows red blood cells to carry oxygen and carbon dioxide through the body. Atomic number 26; atomic weight 55.845; melting point 1,535°C; boiling point 2,750°C; specific gravity 7.874 (at 20°C); valence 2, 3, 4, 6. See Periodic Table. See Note at element.
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Related Abbreviations for Fe

Fe

iron

FE

field evaluation
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