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synonyms for ferrous

  • rigid
  • steely
  • adamant
  • firm
  • heavy
  • immovable
  • steel
  • thick
  • unbending
  • adamantine
  • cruel
  • dense
  • ferric
  • implacable
  • indomitable
  • inexorable
  • insensible
  • obdurate
  • relentless
  • robust
  • strong
  • stubborn
  • unyielding

antonyms for ferrous

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  • flexible
  • loose
  • moving
  • pliant
  • slight
  • soft
  • supple
  • yielding
  • weak
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How to use ferrous in a sentence

You can wear the 300-lumen Snap Solo as a regular headlamp, but the light also comes off the band and attaches to a ferrous surface via a strong magnet—a feature that makes it twice as useful.
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Mannar suggested ferrous fumarate, a compound widely used in iron tablets because the body absorbs it easily.
ONE MAN’S CRUSADE TO END A GLOBAL SCOURGE WITH BETTER SALTKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It gave a bluish-black color with impure ferrous sulphate and a dark color with ferric chloride.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
Exceedingly sensitive tests are known for the ferrous and the ferric ions.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
Perhaps the most instructive case of this kind, that we can study, is that of iron in ferrous and ferric salts.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
If the zinc sulphide were not the less soluble, it would be rapidly converted into the black ferrous sulphide.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
It is a comparatively easy matter to determine the relative solubility of zinc and ferrous sulphides.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
It is best prepared in an apparatus like that shown in fig. 32, by acting on ferrous sulphide with dilute hydrochloric acid.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
Ferric salts are thereby quickly reduced to ferrous; in hot solutions nitric acid is decomposed.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
Ferrous Sulphide (FeS) is used for the preparation of sulphuretted hydrogen.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
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WORDS RELATED TO FERROUS

  • adamant
  • adamantine
  • cruel
  • dense
  • ferric
  • ferrous
  • firm
  • heavy
  • immovable
  • implacable
  • indomitable
  • inexorable
  • insensible
  • obdurate
  • relentless
  • rigid
  • robust
  • steel
  • steely
  • strong
  • stubborn
  • thick
  • unbending
  • unyielding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.