Definition of ferroaluminum
: an alloy of iron and aluminum that is sometimes added to molten steel to deoxidize the metal or to provide aluminum (as in steel for nitriding)
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Origin and Etymology of ferroaluminum
ferro- + aluminum
First Known Use: 1887
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