nonferrous


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non·fer·rous

 (nŏn-fĕr′əs)
adj.
1. Not composed of or containing iron.
2. Of or relating to metals other than iron.

nonferrous

(ˌnɒnˈfɛrəs)
adj
1. (Chemistry) denoting any metal other than iron
2. (Chemistry) not containing iron: a nonferrous alloy.

non•fer•rous

(nɒnˈfɛr əs)

adj.
1. (of a metal) containing little or no iron.
2. pertaining to metals other than iron or steel.
[1885–90]
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