fer·​ro·​spinel | \ ¦fe(ˌ)rō+ \

Definition of ferrospinel

: any of several synthetic crystalline magnetic substances of spinel structure that contain iron and are poor electrical conductors

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First Known Use of ferrospinel

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferrospinel

ferro- (from ferromagnetic) + spinel

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“Ferrospinel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferrospinel. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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