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nonferrous

[non-fer-uh s] /nɒnˈfɛr əs/
adjective
1.
(of a metal) containing little or no iron.
2.
noting or pertaining to metals other than iron or steel.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; non- + ferrous
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British Dictionary definitions for non-ferrous

nonferrous

/ˌnɒnˈfɛrəs/
adjective
1.
denoting any metal other than iron
2.
not containing iron a nonferrous alloy
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