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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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First Known Use of ferroaluminum

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferroaluminum

ferro- + aluminum

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“Ferroaluminum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferroaluminum. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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