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  • n. An alloy of iron and chromium

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An alloy of iron and chromium, the proportions of the latter element varying from over 20 per cent. in poor ferrochromium to more than 63 per cent. in rich ferrochromium.

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Examples

  • Considerable quantities of an alloy of chromium with iron, called ferrochromium, are now produced for the steel industry.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • Silicon alloys with a variety of metals, including iron, aluminum, copper, nickel, manganese and ferrochromium.

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  • The leading exports supplied by these countries under the programme were ferrochromium, ferrosilicon, manganese, cane sugar, parts of ore processing machinery, jewelry, and animal skins.

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  • What weight of ferrochromium containing 40\% chromium must be added to

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  • U.S. link: Although U.S. leaders have called for Mugabe's resignation, imports from Zimbabwe (primarily nickel and ferrochromium, both used in stainless steel) rose in 2008.

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  • Of the world's total production of chromite, more than 90% is smelted into ferrochromium alloys.

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  • China also raised the export tax on ferrochromium, ferronickel, ferromolybdenum and ferrotungsten to 20 percent in early 2008, he said.

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  • ASA Metals to Expand ferrochromium Capacity by Threefold 12

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  • As requested, the ITC, an independent, nonpartisan, factfinding federal agency, will provide advice as to the impact of granting a waiver of the competitive need limits for Argentina for certain full grain unsplit bovine and equine leather (HTS subheading 4107.91.80) and for calcium silicon ferroalloys (HTS subheading 7202.99.20); for Brazil for lysine (HTS subheading 2922.41.00); for India for high-carbon ferrochromium (HTS subheading 7202.41.00

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