Pertaining to, or derived from, iron; -- especially used of compounds of iron in which the iron has its lower valence of two; as, ferrous sulphate.
Describing a metal that is more than 50% iron, such as steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile (nodular) cast iron, etc.
Refers to iron or steel products
Pertaining to a compound of iron in which the metal is divalent.
Metal derived from iron ore--pig-iron, cast-iron, steel.
Metallic materials in which the principal component is iron.
Iron-based products, including steel; iron is the element that gives steel its magnetic quality. The term is derived from Latin ferrum, meaning iron.
Literally "of iron", a metal, the main constituent of which is iron.
Metals that contain iron as the major alloying element.
Pertaining to iron or iron ore.
Refers to objects made of or partially made of iron, such as ferrous pipe.
A metal item made of or primarily containing iron.
Pertaining to or containing iron.
A metal that contains iron; most ferrous metals are subject to rusting.
Pertaining, derived from, or based on iron.
Any material that is made of or contains iron.
Metals containing iron as a major alloying constituent.
Composed of and or containing iron. A ferrous metal exhibits magnetic characteristics as opposed to non-ferrous material.
Containing the element iron (chemical symbol 'Fe').
Metals made of or containing iron or steel
Any element formed of iron.
Containing iron, as in metals.
An iron containing metal.
Descriptive of any iron or iron bearing material.
Metals that contain iron, aluminum is a non-ferrous metal.
A term applied to materials containing iron.
Any metal that is primarily composed of iron.
ferrous ion. Deprecated. the iron(II) ion, Fe2+. A compound that contains iron in the +2 oxidation state.
Mild Steel, Alloy Steel, Stainless Steel.
Describes any metal composed of or containing iron.
A metal ball that contains iron in the content of the chemical analysis, such as chrome steel.
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Mineral containing iron; "non-ferrous" is a standard term for other minerals.
of, containing, or derived from Iron.
Metals that consist primarily of iron.
of or containig iron, especially divalent iron. [AHDOS
Ferrous is an adjective derived from the Latin ferrum (iron). The term is commonly used to indicate the presence of, or having to do with, iron, most commonly in metallurgy or related industries.