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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not related to iron.

Usage examples (38)
  • The average wholesale prices of other primary goods, such as nonferrous metals, have fallen to 76 per cent of 1928.
  • COM/WRAP weighed on shares of resource companies such as nonferrous metals smelter Sumitomo Metal Mining Co
  • However, nonferrous metals rallied on higher crude oil prices.
  • Vedanta is India's largest nonferrous-metals company by revenue. for more
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