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ferrous

(fĕr`əs), ironiron,
metallic chemical element; symbol Fe [Lat. ferrum]; at. no. 26; at. wt. 55.845; m.p. about 1,535°C;; b.p. about 2,750°C;; sp. gr. 7.87 at 20°C;; valence +2, +3, +4, or +6. Iron is biologically significant.
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 in the +2 valencevalence,
combining capacity of an atom expressed as the number of single bonds the atom can form or the number of electrons an element gives up or accepts when reacting to form a compound.
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 state.
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ferrous

[′fer·əs]
(chemistry)
The term or prefix used to denote compounds of iron in which iron is in the divalent (2+) state.
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ferrous

of or containing iron in the divalent state; designating an iron(II) compound
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ferrous

Containing or having to do with iron. The difference between ferrous and ferric is the number of valence electrons they contain (ferrous contains two and ferric contains three), which combine with other atoms to form molecules. See ferromagnetic, ferroelectric and ferric oxide.
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Vale emphasizes that Ferrous complies with all the requirements for the issuance of the operation permit and that it shall resume its full operations when the documentation is deemed appropriate.
The document notes that the volumes of rolled ferrous metals that are not sold at the exchange trading must be put up for the auction again within a month and only after that period can be exported under direct contracts.
The control milk and the milk fortified with ferrous lactate showed no significant differences in taste.
In this study, standard samples of ferrous fumarate and gluconate were measured using Mossbauer spectroscopy.
Ferrous (F) probes are suitable for measurement of non-magnetic coatings, such as paints, varnishes, plastics, rubbers, etc.
Ferrous is an iron ore production company with operating assets in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil.
The company added that Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, 1 mg/0.02 mg and Ferrous Fumarate is the generic version of Warner Chilcott's Loestrin 24 Fe.
scraps, as well as the pipes made of ferrous metals were exported from the republic without any restrictions.
The new slitting line will be installed in a 43,000-square-foot building that will be leased by TMK IPSCO to Ferrous, and will provide skelp to the two Wilder ERW pipe mills.
FERROUS PROCESSING ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: End-of-life vehicle de-pollution General domestic and industrial scrap arisings Shearing of demolition scrap NON-FERROUS ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Cable Stripping Non-ferrous cutting and baling SHEARING Two Louritex 500 ton mobile shears cuts structural scrap to all European and international specifications.
Given the concomitant increase in product value, the ferrous slag market is projected to reach nearly $28 billion by 2020.
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