Definition of Ferrite

1. Noun. A solid solution in which alpha iron is the solvent.

Terms within: Alpha Iron
Substance meronyms: Pearlite
Generic synonyms: Primary Solid Solution, Solid Solution



Definition of Ferrite

1. Noun. the interstitial solid solution of carbon in body-centered cubic iron ¹

2. Noun. any of a class of metal oxides which show ferrimagnetism; used in transformers, inductors, antennas, recording heads, microwave devices, motors and loudspeakers ¹

3. Noun. (inorganic compound) The anion FeO22-, and any of the salts (formally derived from the unknown ''ferrous acid'') derived from it ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ferrite

1. a magnetic substance [n -S] : FERRITIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferrite

ferriporphyrin
ferriporphyrin chloride
ferriprive
ferriprotoporphyrin
ferriprussiate
ferriprussic
ferripyoverdine
ferripyoverdine reductase
ferripyoveridine reductase
ferripyrophyllite
ferripyrophyllites
ferrisicklerite
ferristrunzite
ferrisurite
ferrisymplesite
ferrite (current term)
ferrites
ferritic
ferritin
ferritin reductase
ferritins
ferritungstite
ferro-
ferroalloy
ferroalloys
ferroalluaudite
ferroan
ferrobarroisite
ferrobustamite
ferrocalcite

Literary usage of Ferrite

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1. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"Free ferrite. — To distinguish between the ferrite included in pearlite and the ... In these lessons it will be referred to as free ferrite while the ..."

2. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"strengthen as much before actually parting company, as the corresponding particles of pro-eutectoid ferrite, or even of the unimpeded ferrite of pure iron. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"The writer, in examining nickel-steel runners, found a type of pro-eutectoid ferrite that is unusual and most probably new. The runner in question was 8.75 ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"When the gamma-iron grains are larger, however, they would tend to break up into less ferrite grains at the transformation temperature and hence ferrite ..."

5. Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys by Henry Marion Howe (1906)
"progressively separates* in the free state, ic, as ferrite, within the solid red-hot austenite, which consequently becomes enriched in carbon, ..."

6. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"In the case of hypo-eutectoid steel they usually occur in the ferrite grains and ferrite network surrounding Fi«, 1. a, Pearlite Brains (dark) and cementite ..."

7. Iron and Steel (a Pocket Encyclopedia): Including Allied Industries and Sciences by Hugh Philip Tiemann (1919)
"It has been suggested by Stead that ferrite when consisting of practically pure iron should be called ferro-ferrite. When the iron is associated with ..."

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