ferrochromium

noun
fer·​ro·​chromium | \ "+ \
variants: or ferrochrome \ ˈferəˌkrōm \

Definition of ferrochromium

: a crude alloy of iron and chromium used chiefly to incorporate chromium in iron or steel

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First Known Use of ferrochromium

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferrochromium

New Latin, from ferro- + chromium

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“Ferrochromium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferrochromium. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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