Ferrochrome

ferrochromium

[fer-oh-kroh-mee-uhm]
noun
a ferroalloy containing up to 70 percent chromium.
Also, ferrochrome [fer-uh-krohm] .


Origin:
1875–80; ferro- + chromium

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ferrochromium or ferrochrome (ˌfɛrəʊˈkrəʊmɪəm)
 
n
an alloy of iron and chromium (60--72 per cent), used in the production of very hard steel
 
ferrochrome or ferrochrome
 
n

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