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fer·rite

 (fĕr′īt′)
n.
1. Any of a group of nonmetallic, ceramiclike, usually ferromagnetic compounds of ferric oxide with other oxides, especially such a compound characterized by extremely high electrical resistivity and used in computer memory elements, permanent magnets, and various solid-state devices. Also called ferrate.
2. Iron that has not combined with carbon, occurring commonly in steel, cast iron, and pig iron below 910°C.
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ferrite

(ˈfɛraɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any of a group of ferromagnetic highly resistive ceramic compounds with the formula MFe2O4, where M is usually a metal such as cobalt or zinc
2. (Elements & Compounds) any of the body-centred cubic allotropes of iron, such as alpha iron, occurring in steel, cast iron, etc
3. (Geological Science) any of various microscopic grains, probably composed of iron compounds, in certain igneous rocks
[C19: from ferri- + -ite1]
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fer•rite

(ˈfɛr aɪt)

n.
1. a magnetic compound of ferric oxide with another metallic oxide, used in computer memory cores and other electronic equipment.
2. the pure iron constituent of ferrous metals, as distinguished from the iron carbides.
[1875–80; < Latin ferr(um) iron]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ferrite - a solid solution in which alpha iron is the solvent
alpha iron - a magnetic allotrope of iron; stable below 906 degrees centigrade
pearlite - a lamellar mixture of cementite and ferrite formed during the cooling of austenite; a constituent of steel and cast iron
primary solid solution, solid solution - a homogeneous solid that can exist over a range of component chemicals; a constituent of alloys that is formed when atoms of an element are incorporated into the crystals of a metal
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Translations

ferrite

[ˈferaɪt] Nferrito m, ferrita f
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ferrite

nFerrit m; ferrite rodFerritstab m
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The spectrum of the cobalt ferrite sample shows a rather wide signal ([DELTA][H.sub.pp] = 398.7 mT).
Cobalt ferrite oriented to spinel ferrite category finds considerable usages in different specializations such as gas sensors, microwave absorbers, catalysis, high density magnetic memories and biomedicine [1].
These distinct techniques have been classified in to 4 categories including the use of ferrite sheet, perfect electric conductor (PEC), electromagnetic band gap (EBG) structure and metamaterials.
Duplex stainless steels are optimised with respect to mechanical properties and corrosion stability so that their structures contain equal proportions of austenite and ferrite. However, the weldability of duplex steel when the laser-welding process is applied is still under investigation and is particularly related to an increased rate of ferrite formation after welding, induced by the high cooling rates.