Ferrite definitions

fĕr'īt'
One of the forms of pure metallic iron, having high magnetic permeability and occurring as a constituent of ordinary iron and steel.
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Any of various ceramic, magnetic materials with poor electrical conductivity, containing ferric oxide and another metallic oxide: used in recording tape and computer memories.
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A grain, scale, or bit of red, brown, or yellow iron oxide in a rock.
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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.
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Iron that has not combined with carbon, occurring commonly in steel, cast iron, and pig iron below 910°C.
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The interstitial solid solution of carbon in body-centered cubic iron.
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Any of a class of metal oxides which show ferrimagnetism; used in transformers, inductors, antennas, recording heads, microwave devices, motors and loudspeakers.
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(inorganic chemistry) The anion FeO22-, and any of the salts (formally derived from the unknown ferrous acid) derived from it.
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Origin of ferrite

New Latin, from Latin ferrum (“iron”), +‎ -ite.