ferrous oxide


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Related to ferrous oxide: rust, Ferrous hydroxide

ferrous oxide

[′fer·əs ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
FeO A black powder, soluble in water, melting at 1419°C. Also known as black iron oxide; iron monoxide.
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Even though the export market for these duds was long gone, VW kept whacking the ferrous oxide buckets out for another decade
When water comes in contact with iron, it combines with the oxygen in the air to form a weak acid called ferrous oxide, or that reddish brown rust.
Derwent stone makes building fascias from a mixture of Portland cement, Italian pumice stone and ferrous oxide.
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Test castings were made with various sand grades and types, different resin binder levels, additions of cushioning agents such as clay/dextrine blends and other additives such as ferrous oxide, hematite and magnetite.
At that time all their cars seemed to be of dubious build quality but none could match Lancia's Beta range when it came to ferrous oxide - or, in layman's terms, rust.