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ferrous

adjective fer·rous \ˈfer-əs, ˈfe-rəs\

: of, relating to, or containing iron

Full Definition of FERROUS

1
:  of, relating to, or containing iron
2
:  being or containing divalent iron

Origin of FERROUS

New Latin ferrosus, from Latin ferrum
First Known Use: 1851

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

Rhymes with FERROUS

ferrous

adjective fer·rous \ˈfer-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FERROUS

1
:  of, relating to, or containing iron
2
:  being or containing iron with a valence of two

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