ferrosilicon

noun fer·ro·sil·i·con \ ˌfer-ō-ˈsi-li-kən , -lə-ˌkän \

Definition of ferrosilicon

:an alloy of iron and silicon containing 15 to 95 percent silicon and used for deoxidizing molten steel and making silicon steel and high-silicon cast iron

First Known Use of ferrosilicon

1874


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