ferrite: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fer'īt), [key]
— n.
  1. a compound, as NaFeO, formed when ferric oxide is combined with a more basic metallic oxide.
  2. the pure iron constituent of ferrous metals, as distinguished from the iron carbides.
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