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 (fĕr′ō-ăl′oi′, -ə-loi′)
Any of various alloys of iron and one or more other elements, such as manganese or silicon, used as a raw material in the production of steel.


(ˌfɛr oʊˈæl ɔɪ, -əˈlɔɪ)

an alloy of iron with some element other than carbon.
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