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Definition - What does Ferrous mean?

Ferrous is an adjective used to describe any material, circumstance or design that has an origin in or relationship with the element iron (Fe). Iron is a corrosive substance.

Corrosionpedia explains Ferrous

Substances such as stainless steel, cast iron and steel are all primarily made up of iron, and can therefore be described as ferrous in nature.

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