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ferroalloy

[fer-oh-al-oi, -uh-loi] /ˌfɛr oʊˈæl ɔɪ, -əˈlɔɪ/
noun
1.
an alloy of iron with some element other than carbon, used to introduce the element in the manufacture of steel.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; ferro- + alloy
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  • Most of these elements are normally added to the molten metal as a ferroalloy.

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