fer·​ro·​man·​ga·​nese ˌfer-ō-ˈmaŋ-gə-ˌnēz How to pronounce ferromanganese (audio)
: an alloy of iron and manganese containing usually about 80 percent manganese and used in the manufacture of steel

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Brazil, for example, filed an application in December 2018 that included the Rio Grande Rise, a deep-ocean mountain range 1500 kilometers southeast of Rio De Janeiro that's covered in cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts. Richard Kemeny, Science | AAAS, 20 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ferromanganese was in 1864

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“Ferromanganese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferromanganese. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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