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ferronickel

[fer-oh-nik-uh l] /ˌfɛr oʊˈnɪk əl/
noun
1.
a ferroalloy containing up to 45 percent nickel.
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Examples for ferronickel
  • In addition, it produced a significant amount of gold and is among the largest producers of ferronickel in the world.
  • The decrease in the output of mined nickel led to decreased production of ferronickel and nickel matte.
  • Specified inputs also include ferronickel, charge nickel, and nickel oxide sinter.
British Dictionary definitions for ferronickel

ferronickel

/ˌfɛrəʊˈnɪkəl/
noun
1.
an alloy of iron and nickel used in making nickel steels
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