ferrosilicon
noun Date: 1882 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

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  • Ferrosilicon — Ferrosilicon, or ferrosilicium, is a ferroalloy an alloy of iron and silicon with between 15 and 90% silicon. It contains a high proportion of iron silicides. Its melting point is about 1200 °C to 1250 °C with a boiling point of 2355 °C. It also… …   Wikipedia

  • ferrosilicon — [fer΄ōsil′i kän΄] n. a compound of iron and silicon, used in making steel, as a deoxidizing agent, etc …   English World dictionary

  • ferrosilicon — ferosilicis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fe ir 9–95% Si lydinys. atitikmenys: angl. ferrosilicon rus. ферросилиций …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ferrosilicon — /fer oh sil i keuhn, kon /, n. a ferroalloy containing up to 95 percent silicon. [1880 85; FERRO + SILICON] * * * …   Universalium

  • ferrosilicon — noun An alloy of iron and silicon used in steelmaking …   Wiktionary

  • ferrosilicon — Смотри Ферросилиций …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • ferrosilicon — fer·ro·silicon …   English syllables

  • ferrosilicon — /fɛroʊˈsɪləkən/ (say feroh siluhkuhn) noun an alloy of iron containing up to 90 per cent silicon …   Australian English dictionary

  • ferrosilicon — “+ noun Etymology: ferro + silicon : a crude 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • aluminum ferrosilicon — Смотри Ферросиликоалюминий …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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