ferromanganese

noun

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

Examples of ferromanganese in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other metals that are expected to be mined are in cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts and near thermal vents. Susan Lahey, Popular Mechanics, 24 July 2023 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 27 May. 2024.

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