Definition of Ferrosilicon

1. Noun. An alloy of iron and silicon used in steelmaking. ¹



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Definition of Ferrosilicon

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferrosilicon

ferropericlase
ferropericlases
ferropnictide
ferropnictides
ferroporphyrin
ferroportin
ferroprotein
ferroproteins
ferroprotoporphyrin
ferroprussiate
ferroprussiates
ferroprussic
ferrorhodsite
ferrorichterite
ferroselite
ferrosilicon (current term)
ferrosilicons
ferrosilite
ferroso-
ferrosoferric
ferrostrunzite
ferrotantalite
ferrotantalites
ferrotherapy
ferrotitanium
ferrotitanowodginite
ferrotoroidic
ferrotoroidicity
ferrotschermakite
ferrotychite

Literary usage of Ferrosilicon

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1. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1898)
"With regard to the analysis of ferrosilicon, little has as yet been published, and even very little with reference to the chemical nature of the material. ..."

2. The Occupational Diseases: Their Causation, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention by William Gilman Thompson (1914)
"The high-percentage ferrosilicon is prepared by fusing a mixture of sand or quartz, which furnishes the silica, with iron or steel turnings and coal or coke ..."

3. Wedding's Basic Bessemer Process by Hermann Wedding, Ernst Prochaska, William Battle Phillips (1891)
"The ferrosilicon gives a quiet metal, and it is used extensively for steel ... ferrosilicon and manganese silicon are used but little outside of France, ..."

4. The international protection of labor by Boutelle Ellsworth Lowe (1921)
"Handling of ferrosilicon. I. The Bureau is instructed to present the following principles to the Governments: Principles for the prevention of risks ..."

5. Mineral Commodity Summaries, 1996 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"ferrosilicon was produced by five companies in six plants, ... Most of the ferrosilicon and silicon metal plants were east of the Mississippi River or in ..."

6. Diseases of occupation and vocational hygiene by George Martin Kober, William Clinton Hanson (1916)
"Rules governing the transport of ferrosilicon were formulated in September ... It is required (i) that ferrosilicon be packed in strong water-tight cases of ..."

7. The Mineral Industry (1902)
"ferrosilicon.—The 7830 calories liberated by ferrosilicon, as against 2473 calories by carbon, when both are present (1% of either) in iron in ..."

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