[fer-eyt] /ˈfɛr eɪt/
a salt of the hypothetical ferric acid, H 2 FeO 4 .
a salt containing the divalent ion, FeO42–. Ferrates are derivatives of the hypothetical acid H2FeO4
A compound containing ferric oxide and another oxide. Ferrates are stable only in strongly alkaline conditions and impart a purple color to aqueous solutions.
[fer-uh-dok-sin] /ˌfɛr əˈdɒk sɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a group of red-brown proteins containing iron and sulfur and acting as an electron carrier during photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation, or oxidation-reduction reactions. /ˌfɛrɪˈdɒksɪn/ noun 1. an iron- and sulphur-containing protein found in plants and microorganisms and involved in photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation ferredoxin fer·re·dox·in (fěr’ĭ-dŏk’sĭn) n. […]
[fer-ee-uh s] /ˈfɛr i əs/ adjective 1. of, resembling, or containing iron: a ferreous alloy. /ˈfɛrɪəs/ adjective 1. containing or resembling iron: a ferreous alloy, a ferreous substance
[fer-re-raw] /fɛrˈrɛ rɔ/ noun 1. Guglielmo [goo-lyel-maw] /guˈlyɛl mɔ/ (Show IPA), 1871–1942, Italian historian and sociologist.
[fer-it] /ˈfɛr ɪt/ noun 1. a domesticated, usually red-eyed, and albinic variety of the polecat, used in Europe for driving rabbits and rats from their burrows. 2. . verb (used with object) 3. to drive out by using or as if using a ferret (often followed by out): to ferret rabbits from their burrows; to […]