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An alloy of iron with one or more other metals, used in the production of steel.
- ‘The report said demonstrators, composed of workers, laid-off employees, and pensioners from a Liaoyang ferroalloy factory, blocked the main road leading to the provincial capital, Shenyang.’
- ‘Here is a better idea: instead of Saudi Arabia's oil wealth being used to ‘save Africa’, how about if Africa's oil wealth was used to save Africa - along with its gas, diamond, gold, platinum, chromium, ferroalloy and coal wealth?’
- ‘Much of that increase could have stemmed from strong demand for titanium scrap from ferroalloy producers and ingot makers.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.